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EC 1.14.99.2     
Accepted name: kynurenine 7,8-hydroxylase
Reaction: kynurenate + reduced acceptor + O2 = 7,8-dihydro-7,8-dihydroxykynurenate + acceptor
Other name(s): kynurenic acid hydroxylase; kynurenic hydroxylase; kynurenate 7,8-hydroxylase
Systematic name: kynurenate,hydrogen-donor:oxygen oxidoreductase (hydroxylating)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9029-63-4
References:
1.  Taniuchi, H. and Hayaishi, O. Studies on the metabolism of kynurenic acid. III. Enzymatic formation of 7,8-dihydroxykynurenic acid from kynurenic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 283–293. [PMID: 13984873]
[EC 1.14.99.2 created 1965 as EC 1.14.1.4, transferred 1972 to EC 1.14.99.2]
 
 


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