IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: prephenate dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: prephenate + NADP+ = 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate + CO2 + NADPH

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Other name(s): prephenate dehydrogenase; prephenate (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) dehydrogenase; prephenate dehydrogenase (NADP)

Systematic name: prephenate:NADP+ oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37251-11-9


1. Gamborg, O.L. and Keeley, F.W. Aromatic metabolism in plants. I. A study of the prephenate dehydrogenase from bean plants. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 115 (1966) 65-72. [PMID: 4379953]

[EC created 1972]

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