TABLE 5.

Properties of 1-naphthol hydroxylase enzyme for strains C4, C5, and C6

Conditions1-Naphthol hydroxylase activity (%)a
C4C5C6
Cofactors
    None
    NADH908280
    NADH + FAD100100100
    NADPH100110110
    NADPH + FAD115135130
Optimum pH8.07.57.5
Boiled enzyme
Anaerobic reaction
  • a Activity with NADH and FAD is taken as 100%. —, activity was not detected, or there was no product formation under anaerobic condition as monitored by TLC.