IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactate dehydrogenase

Reaction: (S)-3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactate + NAD(P)+ = 3-(imidazol-5-yl)pyruvate + NAD(P)H + H+

Other name(s): imidazol-5-yl lactate dehydrogenase

Systematic name: (S)-3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactate:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-42-3


1. Coote, J.G. and Hassall, H. The role of imidazol-5-yl-lactate-nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidoreductase and histidine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase in the degradation of imidazol-5-yl-lactate by Pseudomonas acidovorans. Biochem. J. 111 (1969) 237-239. [PMID: 4303364]

2. Cortese, R., Brevet, J., Hedegaard, J. and Roche, J. [Identification and purification of an α-ketoacid aromatic reductase of Escherichia coli B]. C.R. Seances Soc. Biol. Fil. 162 (1968) 390-395. [French] [PMID: 4237631]

[EC created 1972]

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