IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclohexanone dehydrogenase

Reaction: cyclohexanone + acceptor = cyclohex-2-enone + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): cyclohexanone:(acceptor) 2-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: cyclohexanone:acceptor 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: 2,6-Dichloroindophenol can act as acceptor. The corresponding ketones of cyclopentane and cycloheptane cannot act as donors.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 123516-43-8


1. Dangel, W., Tschech, A. and Fuchs, G. Enzyme reactions involved in anaerobic cyclohexanol metabolism by a denitrifying Pseudomonas species. Arch. Microbiol. 152 (1989) 273-279. [PMID: 2505723]

[EC created 1992]

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