benzene 1,2-dioxygenase activity

id: GO:0018619
name: benzene 1,2-dioxygenase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reaction: benzene + H(+) + NADH + O(2) = cis-cyclohexa-3,5-diene-1,2-diol + NAD(+).

Parent Functions

GO:0016708oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen, NADH or NADPH as one donor, and incorporation of two atoms of oxygen into one donor