IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: indole-3-acetaldehyde reductase (NADPH)

Reaction: (indol-3-yl)ethanol + NADP+ = (indol-3-yl)acetaldehyde + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): indoleacetaldehyde (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) reductase; indole-3-acetaldehyde reductase (NADPH2); indole-3-ethanol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Systematic name: (indol-3-yl)ethanol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 58875-05-1


1. Brown, H.M. and Purves, W.K. Isolation and characterization of indole-3-acetaldehyde reductases from Cucumis sativus. J. Biol. Chem. 251 (1976) 907-913. [PMID: 2607]

[EC created 1984]

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