Accepted name: phthalate 4,5-dioxygenase
Reaction: phthalate + NADH + H+ + O2 = cis-4,5-dihydroxycyclohexa-1(6),2-diene-1,2-dicarboxylate + NAD+
Other name(s): PDO ; phthalate dioxygenase
Systematic name: phthalate,NADH:oxygen oxidoreductase (4,5-hydroxylating)
Comments: A system, containing a reductase which is an iron-sulfur flavoprotein (FMN), an iron-sulfur oxygenase, and no independent ferredoxin. Requires Fe2+.
1.  Batie, C.J., LaHaie, E. and Ballou, D.P. Purification and characterization of phthalate oxygenase and phthalate oxygenase reductase from Pseudomonas cepacia. J. Biol. Chem. 262 (1987) 1510–1518. [PMID: 3805038]
[EC created 1990]