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  • Xu, L.; Resing, K.; Lawson, S.; Babbitt, P.; Copley, S.
    Evidence that pcpA encodes 2,6-dichlorohydroquinone dioxygenase, the ring cleavage enzyme required for pentachlorophenol degradation in Sphingomonas chlorophenolica strain ATCC 39723 (1999), Biochemistry, 38, 7659-7669.
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Metals/Ions Comment Organism Structure
Iron Fe2+ is required Sphingobium chlorophenolicum
additional information Fe3+, Mn2+, Cu+, Cu2+ do not support enzyme activity Sphingobium chlorophenolicum

Molecular Weight [Da]

Molecular Weight [Da] Molecular Weight Maximum [Da] Comment Organism
x * 36522, electrospray LC-MS Sphingobium chlorophenolicum


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Sphingobium chlorophenolicum
ATCC 39723

Purification (Commentary)

Purification (Comment) Organism
Sphingobium chlorophenolicum

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
2,6-dichlorohydroquinone + O2
Sphingobium chlorophenolicum ? 0.5-0.6 equiv. of chloride is released during turnover of substrate ?


Subunits Comment Organism
? x * 36522, electrospray LC-MS Sphingobium chlorophenolicum