IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (R)-2-hydroxy-fatty-acid dehydrogenase

Reaction: (R)-2-hydroxystearate + NAD+ = 2-oxostearate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): D-2-hydroxy fatty acid dehydrogenase; 2-hydroxy fatty acid oxidase

Systematic name: (R)-2-hydroxystearate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-32-1


1. Levis, G.M. 2-Hydroxy fatty acid oxidases of rat kidney. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 38 (1970) 470-477. [PMID: 5443694]

[EC created 1972]

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