IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 1.8.1.11

Accepted name: asparagusate reductase

Reaction: 3-mercapto-2-mercaptomethylpropanoate + NAD+ = asparagusate + NADH + H+

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Other name(s): asparagusate dehydrogenase; asparagusic dehydrogenase; asparagusate reductase (NADH2); NADH2:asparagusate oxidoreductase

Systematic name: 3-mercapto-2-mercaptomethylpropanoate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on lipoate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 56126-52-4

References:

1. Yanagawa, H. and Egami, F. Asparagusate dehydrogenases and lipoyl dehydrogenase from asparagus mitochondria. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 384 (1975) 342-352. [PMID: 1125255]

2. Yanagawa, H. and Egami, F. Asparagusate dehydrogenases and lipoyl dehydrogenase from asparagus mitochondria. Physical, chemical, and enzymatic properties. J. Biol. Chem. 251 (1976) 3637-3644. [PMID: 180003]

[EC 1.8.1.11 created 1978 as EC 1.6.4.7, transferred 2002 to EC 1.8.1.11]


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