From p-Nitrophenol to p-Benzoquinone

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Spain JC, Gibson DT. Appl Environ Microbiol (1991) 57(3): 812-9.

Search Medline for 4-nitrophenol monooxygenase.
6 citations on October 02, 2012.
            p-Nitrophenol            
                  |
                  |  O2 + NADPH
    4-nitrophenol | /
  4-monooxygenase |/
        1.14.13.- |
                  |\
           ExPASy | \
                  |  H2O + NADP+ + NO2-
                  v
           p-Benzoquinone            
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Nitro-4-hydroxybenzenoid -----> 1,4-Benzoquinone derivative (bt0400)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0226.
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