IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: chlordecone reductase

Reaction: chlordecone alcohol + NADP+ = chlordecone + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): CDR

Systematic name: chlordecone-alcohol:NADP+ 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: Chlordecone is an organochlorine pesticide.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 102484-73-1


1. Molowa, D.T., Shayne, A.G. and Guzelian, P.S. Purification and characterization of chlordecone reductase from human liver. J. Biol. Chem. 261 (1986) 12624-12627. [PMID: 2427522]

[EC created 1989]

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