Lignin peroxidase

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Lignin peroxidase

(Science: enzyme) requires h2o2; fungal enzyme degrades the lignin model cpd 1-(3',4'-diethoxyphenyl)-1,3-dihydroxy-(4--methoxyphenyl)propane (diarylpropropane); also catalyses the oxidation of veratryl alcohol to veratryl aldehyde in the presence of h2o2

registry number: EC 1.11.1.-

Synonym: diarylpropane oxygenase