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- n. The tricyclic heterocycle in which two benzene rings are fused to that of furan; any of its derivatives, especially the halogenated derivatives that are similar to dioxins
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Gibson, D.T.: Regio - and stereospecific oxidation of fluorene, dibenzofuran, and dibenzothiophene by naphthalene dioxygenase from Pseudomonas sp. strain NCIB 9816-4.
 S dibenzofuran + NADH + O2 (naphthalene dioxygenase activity in cells induced by salicylate ) (Reversibility:?