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dopa oxidase


Definition: provisional name given the enzyme(s) catalyzing the formation of melanins from dopa; it now appears that the copper-containing monophenol monooxygenases and/or catechol oxidases are responsible for the oxidation of l-tyrosine to dopa and dopa quinone.

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