Reaction: (S)-malate + NAD+ = pyruvate + CO2 + NADH
Other name(s): 'malic' enzyme; pyruvic-malic carboxylase; NAD-specific malic enzyme; NAD-malic enzyme
Systematic name: (S)-malate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)
Comments: Does not decarboxylate added oxaloacetate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-46-0
1. Saz, H.J. and Hubbard, J.A. The oxidative decarboxylation of malate by Ascaris lumbricoides. J. Biol. Chem. 225 (1957) 921-933.