Reaction: propanoyl-CoA + NADP+ = acryloyl-CoA + NADPH + H+
For diagram of reaction click here (another example and another example).
Glossary: acrylyl-CoA = acryloyl-CoA
propanoyl-CoA = propionyl-CoA
Systematic name: propanoyl-CoA:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Catalyses a step in the 3-hydroxypropanoate/4-hydroxybutanoate cycle, an autotrophic CO2 fixation pathway found in some thermoacidophilic archaea . The enzyme from Sulfolobus tokodaii does not act on either NADH or crotonyl-CoA . Different from EC 18.104.22.168, which acts only on enoyl-CoA derivatives of carbon chain length 4 to 16. Contains Zn2+.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Berg, I.A., Kockelkorn, D., Buckel, W. and Fuchs, G. A 3-hydroxypropionate/4-hydroxybutyrate autotrophic carbon dioxide assimilation pathway in Archaea. Science 318 (2007) 1782-1786. [PMID: 18079405]
2. Teufel, R., Kung, J.W., Kockelkorn, D., Alber, B.E. and Fuchs, G. 3-hydroxypropionyl-coenzyme A dehydratase and acryloyl-coenzyme A reductase, enzymes of the autotrophic 3-hydroxypropionate/4-hydroxybutyrate cycle in the Sulfolobales. J. Bacteriol. 191 (2009) 4572-4581. [PMID: 19429610]