IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-oxoadipate reductase

Reaction: 2-hydroxyadipate + NAD+ = 2-oxoadipate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): 2-ketoadipate reductase; α-ketoadipate reductase; 2-ketoadipate reductase

Systematic name: 2-hydroxyadipate:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 61116-21-0


1. Suda, T., Robinson, J.C. and Fjellstedt, T.A. Purification and properties of α-ketoadipate reductase, a newly discovered enzyme from human placenta. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 176 (1976) 610-620. [PMID: 185965]

[EC created 1978]

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