IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: coniferyl-aldehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: coniferyl aldehyde + H2O + NAD(P)+ = ferulate + NAD(P)H + 2 H+

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Systematic name: coniferyl aldehyde:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also oxidizes other aromatic aldehydes, but not aliphatic aldehydes.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 208540-41-4


1. Achterholt, S., Priefert, H. and Steinbuchel, A. Purification and characterization of the coniferyl 2-hydroxy-1,4-benzoquinonealdehyde dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas sp. Strain HR199 and molecular characterization of the gene. J. Bacteriol. 180 (1998) 4387-4391. [PMID: 9721273]

[EC created 2000]

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