Perillyl-alcohol dehydrogenase

Perillyl-alcohol dehydrogenase

In enzymology, a perillyl-alcohol dehydrogenase (EC number| is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

:perillyl alcohol + NAD+ ightleftharpoons perillyl aldehyde + NADH + H+

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are perillyl alcohol and NAD+, whereas its 3 products are perillyl aldehyde, NADH, and 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 perillyl-alcohol:NAD+ oxidoreductase. This enzyme is also called perillyl alcohol dehydrogenase. This enzyme participates in limonene and pinene degradation.



External links

::"The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is CAS registry|37250-73-0."

Gene Ontology (GO) codes

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