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Benzene 12-dioxygenase

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Benzene 1,2-dioxygenase

(Science: enzyme) Converts benzene into cis-benzene glycol; consists of a flavoprotein reductase, reductase(bed), and a ferredoxin, ferredoxin(bed), which transfers electrons from nadh to an iron-sulfur protein, isp(bed), which acts as a dioxygenase

registry number: EC 1.14.12.3

Synonym: benzene hydroxylase