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EC 1.13.12.20     
Accepted name: noranthrone monooxygenase
Reaction: norsolorinic acid anthrone + O2 = norsolorinic acid + H2O
For diagram of aflatoxin biosynthesis (part 1), click here
Glossary: norsolorinic acid anthrone = noranthrone = 2-hexanoyl-1,3,6,8-tetrahydroxyanthracen-9(10H)-one
norsolorinate = 2-hexanoyl-1,3,6,8-tetrahydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone
Other name(s): norsolorinate anthrone oxidase
Systematic name: norsolorinic acid anthrone:oxygen 9-oxidoreductase (norsolorinic acid-forming)
Comments: Involved in the synthesis of aflatoxins in the fungus Aspergillus parasiticus.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Ehrlich, K.C., Li, P., Scharfenstein, L. and Chang, P.K. HypC, the anthrone oxidase involved in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76 (2010) 3374–3377. [PMID: 20348292]
[EC 1.13.12.20 created 2013]
 
 


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