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Accepted name: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate 7-hydroxylase
Reaction: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate + reduced acceptor + O2 = 2,7-dihydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate + oxidized acceptor + H2O
For diagram of neocarzinostatin biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): NcsB3
Systematic name: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate,hydrogen-donor:oxygen oxidoreductase (7-hydroxylating)
Comments: A heme-thiolate protein (P-450) enzyme involved in the synthesis of neocarzinostatin in the bacterium Streptomyces carzinostaticus.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Hang, V.T.T., Oh, T.J., Yamaguchi, T. and Sohng, J.K. In vivo characterization of NcsB3 to establish the complete biosynthesis of the naphthoic acid moiety of the neocarzinostatin chromophore. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 311 (2010) 119–125. [PMID: 20735485]
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