IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 1.2.1.29

Accepted name: aryl-aldehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: an aromatic aldehyde + NAD+ + H2O = an aromatic acid + NADH + H+

Systematic name: aryl-aldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Oxidizes a number of aromatic aldehydes, but not aliphatic aldehydes.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37250-94-5

References:

1. Raison, J.K., Henson, G. and Rienits, K.G. The oxidation of gentisaldehyde by nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide-specific, aromatic aldehyde dehydrogenase from rabbit liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 118 (1966) 285-298. [PMID: 4289834]

[EC 1.2.1.29 created 1972]


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