The Enzyme Database

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EC 1.6.5.6     
Accepted name: p-benzoquinone reductase (NADPH)
Reaction: NADPH + H+ + p-benzoquinone = NADP+ + hydroquinone
For diagram of 4-nitrophenol metabolism, click here
Systematic name: NADPH:p-benzoquinone oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the 4-nitrophenol degradation pathway in bacteria.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, UM-BBD
References:
1.  Spain, J.C. and Gibson, D.T. Pathway for bioremediation of p-nitrophenol in a Moraxella sp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 57 (1991) 812–819. [PMID: 16348446]
[EC 1.6.5.6 created 2000]
 
 


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