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  1. 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase

    4- Hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase is an Fe-containing non-heme oxygenase that catalyzes the second reaction in the catabolism of tyrosine - the conversion of 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate into homogentisate. HPPD is an enzyme that is found in nearly all aerobic forms of life. The reaction that HPPD achieves is shown here

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  1. 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate Dioxygenase

    An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate plus oxygen to homogentisic acid and carbon dioxide. EC

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