IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mevaldate reductase

Reaction: (R)-mevalonate + NAD+ = mevaldate + NADH + H+

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Other name(s): mevalonic dehydrogenase

Systematic name: (R)-mevalonate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-33-5


1. Schlesinger, M.J. and Coon, M.J. Reduction of mevaldic acid to mevalonic acid by a partial purified enzyme from liver. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2421-2424.

[EC created 1961]

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