IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclohexanol dehydrogenase

Reaction: cyclohexanol + NAD+ = cyclohexanone + NADH + H+

Systematic name: cyclohexanol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also oxidizes some other alicyclic alcohols and diols.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 63951-98-4


1. Dangel, W., Tschech, A. and Fuchs, G. Enzyme-reactions involved in anaerobic cyclohexanol metabolism by a denitrifying Pseudomonas species. Arch. Microbiol. 152 (1989) 273-279.

2. Donoghue, N.A. and Trudgill, P.W. The metabolism of cyclohexanol by Acinetobacter NCIB 9871. Eur. J. Biochem. 60 (1975) 1-7. [PMID: 1261]

3. Trower, M.K., Buckland, R.M., Higgins, R. and Griffin, M. Isolation and characterization of a cyclohexane-metabolizing Xanthobacter sp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 49 (1985) 1282-1289.

[EC created 1992]

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