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Information on EC 1.14.13.224 - violacein synthase

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IUBMB Comments

The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Chromobacterium violaceum, participates in the biosynthesis of the violet pigment violacein. The products, violaceinate and deoxyviolaceinate, undergo non-enzymic autooxidation into violacein and deoxyviolacein, respectively.

The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms

Synonyms
VioC, more

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LITERATURE
protodeoxyviolaceinate + NAD(P)H + O2 = deoxyviolaceinate + NAD(P)+ + H2O
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protoviolaceinate + NAD(P)H + O2 = violaceinate + NAD(P)+ + H2O
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