IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: lysine dehydrogenase

Reaction: L-lysine + NAD+ = 1,2-didehydropiperidine-2-carboxylate + NH3 + NADH + H+

Systematic name: L-lysine:NAD+ oxidoreductase (deaminating, cyclizing)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 68073-29-0


1. Burgi, W., Richterich, R. and Colombo, J.P. L-Lysine dehydrogenase deficiency in a patient with congenital lysine intolerance. Nature (Lond.) 211 (1966) 854-855. [PMID: 4291003]

[EC created 1978]

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