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Accepted name: dihydrochelirubine 12-monooxygenase
Reaction: dihydrochelirubine + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 12-hydroxydihydrochelirubine + NADP+ + H2O
For diagram of chelirubine, macarpine and sanguinarine biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): dihydrochelirubine 12-hydroxylase
Systematic name: dihydrochelirubine,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (12-hydroxylating)
Comments: A heme-thiolate protein (P-450)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 158736-41-5
1.  Kammerer, L., De-Eknamkul, W. and Zenk, M.H. Enzymic 12-hydroxylation and 12-O-methylation of dihydrochelirubine in dihydromacarpine formation by Thalictrum bulgaricum. Phytochemistry 36 (1994) 1409–1416.
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