Laccase is a blue copper oxidase that reduces molecular oxygen to water. Laccase oxidizes polyphenols, methoxy-substituted phenols and diamines, but not tyrosine. Oxidation by laccase is an one-electron reaction that generates a free radical.
Laccase, Native (Trametes versicolor)
Enzyme Commission Number
One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme which converts 1 μmole of catechol per minute at pH 6.0 and 25°C
former nomenclature: Coriolus versicolor
Laccases; EC 18.104.22.168; 80498-15-3; urishiol oxidase; urushiol oxidase; p-diphenol oxidase; benzenediol:oxygen oxidoreductase