IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-aminoadipate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate + NAD(P)+ + H2O = L-2-aminoadipate + NAD(P)H + H+

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Glossary: (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate = L-2-aminoadipate 6-semialdehyde = L-allysine

Other name(s): aminoadipate semialdehyde dehydrogenase; 2-aminoadipate semialdehyde dehydrogenase; α-aminoadipate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; α-aminoadipate reductase; 2-aminoadipic semialdehyde dehydrogenase; L-α-aminoadipate δ-semialdehyde oxidoreductase; L-α-aminoadipate δ-semialdehyde:NAD oxidoreductase; L-α-aminoadipate δ-semialdehyde:nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidoreductase; L-2-aminoadipate-6-semialdehyde:NAD(P)+ 6-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate:NAD(P)+ 6-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9067-87-2


1. Calvert, A.F. and Rodwell, V.W. Metabolism of pipecolic acid in a Pseudomonas species. 3. L-α-Aminoadipate δ-semialdehyde:nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidoreductase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 409-414. [PMID: 4285660]

[EC created 1972]

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