IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: vanillin dehydrogenase

Reaction: vanillin + NAD+ + H2O = vanillate + NADH + 2 H+

Glossary entries:
Vanillate: 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoate
Vanillin: 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde

Systematic name: vanillin:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 189767-93-9


1. Pometto, A.L. and Crawford, D.L. Whole-cell bioconversion of vanillin to vanillic acid by Streptomyces viridosporus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 45 (1983) 1582-1585. [PMID: 6870241]

[EC created 2000]

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