IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclohexane-1,2-diol dehydrogenase

Reaction: trans-cyclohexane-1,2-diol + NAD+ = 2-hydroxycyclohexan-1-one + NADH + H+

Systematic name: trans-cyclohexane-1,2-diol:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also oxidizes, more slowly, the cis isomer and 2-hydroxycyclohexanone.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62628-27-7


1. Davey, J.F. and Trudgill, P.W. The metabolism of trans-cyclohexan-1,2-diol by an Acinetobacter species. Eur. J. Biochem. 74 (1977) 115-127. [PMID: 856571]

[EC created 1978]

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