- Long-chain-alcohol dehydrogenase
enzymology, a long-chain-alcohol dehydrogenase (EC number|184.108.40.206) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:a long-chain alcohol + 2 NAD+ + H2O a long-chain carboxylate + 2 NADH + 2 H+
This enzyme belongs to the family of
oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-OH group of donor with NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is long-chain-alcohol:NAD+ oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include long-chain alcohol dehydrogenase, and fatty alcohol oxidoreductase. This enzyme participates in fatty acid metabolism.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|76774-36-2."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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