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Laccase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Laccase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.494
Unique ID
D042845
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042845
Scope Note
A copper-containing oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of 4-benzenediol to 4-benzosemiquinone. It also has activity towards a variety of O-quinols and P-quinols. It primarily found in FUNGI and is involved in LIGNIN degradation, pigment biosynthesis and detoxification of lignin-derived products.
Entry Term(s)
Laccase B
Laccase I
Laccase II
Laccase III
Urishiol Oxidase
p-Diphenol Oxidase
Registry Number
EC 1.10.3.2
Related Numbers
80498-15-3
EC 1.10.3.2
Previous Indexing
Oxidoreductases (1980-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; LACCASE was indexed under OXIDOREDUCTASES 1980-2003
History Note
2004; use LACCASE (NM) 1980-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Laccase Preferred
Laccase III Narrower
Laccase II Narrower
Laccase B Narrower
Laccase I Narrower
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