IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: indanol dehydrogenase

Reaction: indan-1-ol + NAD(P)+ = indanone + NAD(P)H + H+

Systematic name: indan-1-ol:NAD(P)+ 1-oxidoreductase

Comments: 3(20)α-Hydroxysteroids are also oxidized, more slowly.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37250-43-4


1. Billings, R.E., Sullivan, H.R. and McMahon, R.E. The dehydrogenation of 1-indanol by a soluble oxidoreductase from bovine liver. J. Biol. Chem. 246 (1971) 3512-3517. [PMID: 4397102]

2. Hara, A., Nakagawa, M., Taniguchi, H. and Sawada, H. 3(20)α-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity of monkey liver indanol dehydrogenase. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 106 (1989) 900-903. [PMID: 2559080]

[EC created 1972]

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