IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 12-oxophytodienoate reductase

Reaction: 8-[(1R,2R)-3-oxo-2-{(Z)-pent-2-enyl}cyclopentyl]octanoate + NADP+ = (15Z)-12-oxophyto-10,15-dienoate + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid reductase

Systematic name: 8-[(1R,2R)-3-oxo-2-{(Z)-pent-2-enyl}cyclopentyl]octanoate:NADP+ 4-oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the conversion of linolenate into jasmonate in Zea mays.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 101150-03-2


1. Vick, B.A. and Zimmerman, D.C. Characterization of 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid reductase in corn - the jasmonic acid pathway. Plant Physiol. 80 (1986) 202-205.

[EC created 1989]

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