IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature



Accepted name: perillyl-alcohol dehydrogenase

Reaction: perillyl alcohol + NAD+ = perillyl aldehyde + NADH + H+

Other name(s): perillyl alcohol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: perillyl-alcohol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Oxidizes a number of primary alcohols with the alcohol group allylic to an endocyclic double bond and a 6-membered ring, either aromatic or hydroaromatic.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, EAWAG-BBD , CAS registry number: 37250-73-0


1. Ballal, N.R., Bhattacharyya, P.K. and Rangachari, P.N. Perillyl alcohol dehydrogenase from a soil pseudomonad. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 23 (1966) 473-478. [PMID: 4289759]

[EC created 1972]

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