IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 1,3-propanediol dehydrogenase

Reaction: propane-1,3-diol + NAD+ = 3-hydroxypropanal + NADH + H+

Other name(s): 3-hydroxypropionaldehyde reductase; 1,3-PD:NAD+ oxidoreductase; 1,3-propanediol:NAD+ oxidoreductase; 1,3-propanediol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: propane-1,3-diol:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 81611-70-3


1. Abeles, R.H., Brownstein, A.M. and Randles, C.H. α-Hydroxypropionaldehyde, an intermediate in the formation of 1,3-propanediol by Aerobacter melanogaster. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 41 (1960) 530.

2. Forage, R.G. and Foster, M.A. Glycerol fermentation in Klebsiella pneumoniae: functions of the coenzyme B12-dependent glycerol and diol dehydratases. J. Bacteriol. 149 (1982) 413-419. [PMID: 7035429]

[EC created 1984]

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