IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acylglycerone-phosphate reductase

Reaction: 1-palmitoylglycerol 3-phosphate + NADP+ = palmitoylglycerone phosphate + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): palmitoyldihydroxyacetone-phosphate reductase; palmitoyl dihydroxyacetone phosphate reductase; palmitoyl-dihydroxyacetone-phosphate reductase; acyldihydroxyacetone phosphate reductase; palmitoyl dihydroxyacetone phosphate reductase

Systematic name: 1-palmitoylglycerol-3-phosphate:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on alkylglycerone 3-phosphate and alkylglycerol 3-phosphate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-35-4


1. LaBelle, E.F., Jr. and Hajira, A.K. Enzymatic reduction of alkyl and acyl derivatives of dihydroxyacetone phosphate by reduced pyridine nucleotides. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 5825-5834. [PMID: 4403490]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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