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Category:GO:0004097 ! catechol oxidase activity

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DAG for GO:0004097id: GO:0004097

name: catechol oxidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Catalysis of the reaction: 2 catechol + O2 = 2 1,2-benzoquinone + 2 H2O." [EC:]
comment: GO:0004097 describes oxidation of catechols (i.e., o-diphenols) to the corresponding o-quinones. For monooxygenation of monophenols, consider instead the term 'monophenol monooxygenase activity ; GO:0004503'.
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "1,2-benzenediol:oxygen oxidoreductase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "catecholase" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "diphenol oxidase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "dopa oxidase" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "o-diphenol oxidoreductase" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "o-diphenol:oxygen oxidoreductase" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "o-diphenolase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "phenolase activity" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "polyphenol oxidase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "pyrocatechol oxidase" BROAD [EC:]
synonym: "tyrosinase activity" BROAD [EC:]
xref: EC:
xref: RHEA:21635
is_a: GO:0016682 ! oxidoreductase activity, acting on diphenols and related substances as donors, oxygen as acceptor


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