IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: valine dehydrogenase (NADP)

Reaction: L-valine + H2O + NADP+ = 3-methyl-2-oxobutanoate + NH3 + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): valine dehydrogenase (nicotinanide adenine dinucleotide phosphate)

Systematic name: L-valine:NADP+ oxidoreductase (deaminating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37255-39-3


1. Kagan, Z.S., Kretovich, V.L. and Polyakov, V.A. Biosynthesis of valine by reductive amination of its keto analogue in plants. Enzymologia 30 (1966) 343-366. [PMID: 6005410]

2. Kagan, Z.S., Polyakov, V.A. and Kretovich, V.L. Soluble valine dehydrogenase from roots of plant seedings. Biochemistry (Moscow) 33 (1968) 74-84. [PMID: 4385962]

3. Kagan, Z.S., Polyakov, V.A. and Kretovich, V.L. Purification and properties of valine dehydrogenase. Biochemistry (Moscow) 34 (1969) 47-51. [PMID: 4389825]

[EC created 1972]

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