Accepted name: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate 7-hydroxylase
Reaction: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate + 2 reduced ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + 2 H+ + O2 = 2,7-dihydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate + 2 oxidized ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + H2O
Other name(s): NcsB3
Systematic name: 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-naphthoate,reduced ferredoxin:oxygen oxidoreductase (7-hydroxylating)
Comments: A cytochrome P-450 (heme-thiolate) protein involved in the synthesis of neocarzinostatin in the bacterium Streptomyces carzinostaticus.
1.  Hang, V.T.T., Oh, T.J., Yamaguchi, T. and Sohng, J.K. In vivo characterization of NcsB3 to establish the complete biosynthesis of the naphthoic acid moiety of the neocarzinostatin chromophore. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 311 (2010) 119–125. [PMID: 20735485]
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