IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-alkyn-1-ol dehydrogenase

Reaction: 2-butyne-1,4-diol + NAD+ = 4-hydroxy-2-butynal + NADH + H+

Systematic name: 2-butyne-1,4-diol:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase

Comments: Acts on a variety of 2-alkyn-1-ols, and also on 1,4-butanediol. NADP+ also acts as acceptor, but more slowly.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 54576-94-2


1. Miyoshi, T., Sato, H. and Harada, T. Purification and characterization of 2-alkyne-1-ol dehydrogenase induced by 2-butene-1,4-diol in Fusarium merismoides B11. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 358 (1974) 231-239.

[EC created 1976]

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