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Substance Name: Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase
RN: 9029-46-3


  • Catalyzes the oxidation of catechol to 2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde in the carbazole and BENZOATE degradation via HYDROXYLATION pathways. It also catalyzes the conversion of 3-methylcatechol to cis, cis-2-hydroxy-6-oxohept-2,4-dienoate in the TOLUENE and XYLENE degradation pathway. This enzyme was formerly characterized as EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase

MeSH Heading

  • Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase


  • 2,3-Dioxygenase, 3-Sulfocatechol
  • 2,3-Dioxygenase, Catechol
  • 3 Sulfocatechol 2,3 Dioxygenase
  • 3-Sulfocatechol 2,3-Dioxygenase
  • Catechol 2,3 Dioxygenase
  • Catechol-2,3-Dioxygenase
  • Metapyrocatechase
  • Pyrocatechol 2,3 Oxygenase
  • Pyrocatechol-2,3-Oxygenase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9029-46-3

System Generated Number

  • 0009029463