IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: allyl-alcohol dehydrogenase

Reaction: allyl alcohol + NADP+ = acrolein + NADPH + H+

Systematic name: allyl-alcohol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on saturated primary alcohols.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-58-4


1. Otsuka, K. Triphosphopyridine nucleotide-allyl and -ethyl alcohol dehydrogenases from Escherichia coli. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 4 (1958) 211-215.

[EC created 1965]

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