IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5-carboxymethyl-2-hydroxymuconic-semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: 5-carboxymethyl-2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde + H2O + NAD+ = 5-carboxymethyl-2-hydroxymuconate + NADH + 2 H+

Other name(s): carboxymethylhydroxymuconic semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 5-carboxymethyl-2-hydroxymuconic-semialdehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the tyrosine degradation pathway in Arthrobacter sp.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 63241-20-3


1. Blakley, E.R. The catabolism of L-tyrosine by an Arthrobacter sp. Can. J. Microbiol. 23 (1977) 1128-1139. [PMID: 20216]

2. Alonso, J.M. and Garrido-Pertierra, A. Carboxymethylhydroxymuconic semialdehyde dehydrogenase in the 4-hydroxyphenylacetate catabolic pathway of Escherichia coli. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 719 (1982) 165-167. [PMID: 6756482]

3. Cooper R.A. and Skinner M.A. Catabolism of 3- and 4-hydroxyphenylacetate by the 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetate pathway in Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 143 (1980) 302-306. [PMID: 6995433]

4. Garrido-Pertierra, A. and Cooper, R.A. Identification and purification of distinct isomerase and decarboxylase enzymes involved in the 4-hydroxyphenylacetate pathway of Escherichia coli. Eur. J. Biochem. 117 (1981) 581-584.

[EC created 2000]

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