Accepted name: 2-hydroxycyclohexanone 2-monooxygenase
Reaction: 2-hydroxycyclohexan-1-one + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 6-hydroxyhexan-6-olide + NADP+ + H2O
Systematic name: 2-hydroxycyclohexan-1-one,NADPH:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase (1,2-lactonizing)
Comments: The product decomposes spontaneously to 6-oxohexanoic acid (adipic semialdehyde).
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[EC created 1978 as EC, transferred 1999 to EC]