IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclopentanol dehydrogenase

Reaction: cyclopentanol + NAD+ = cyclopentanone + NADH + H+

Other Name(s): cyclopentanol:NADP+ oxidoreductase (incorrect)

Systematic name: cyclopentanol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: 4-Methylcyclohexanol and cyclohexanol can also act as substrates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37364-12-8


1. Griffin, M. and Trudgill, P.W. The metabolism of cyclopentanol by Pseudomonas N.C.I.B. 9872. Biochem. J. 129 (1972) 595-603. [PMID: 4349113]

2. Iwaki, H., Hasegawa, Y., Wang, S., Kayser, M.M. and Lau, P.C. Cloning and characterization of a gene cluster involved in cyclopentanol metabolism in Comamonas sp. strain NCIMB 9872 and biotransformations effected by Escherichia coli-expressed cyclopentanone 1,2-monooxygenase. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68 (2002) 5671-5684; 69 (2003) 2414 (only). [PMID: 12406764]

[EC created 1976]

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