Reaction: a 2-oxoaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O = a 2-oxo carboxylate + NADH + H+
Other name(s): α-ketoaldehyde dehydrogenase; methylglyoxal dehydrogenase; NAD-linked α-ketoaldehyde dehydrogenase; 2-ketoaldehyde dehydrogenase; NAD-dependent α-ketoaldehyde dehydrogenase
Systematic name: 2-oxoaldehyde:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase
Comments: Not identical with EC 184.108.40.206 2-oxoaldehyde dehydrogenase (NADP+).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-91-2
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