IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: carveol dehydrogenase

Reaction: (–)-trans-carveol + NADP+ = (–)-carvone + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): (–)-trans-carveol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: (–)-trans-carveol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 122653-66-1


1. Gershenzon, J., Maffei, M. and Croteau, R. Biochemical and histochemical-localization of monoterpene biosynthesis in the glandular trichomes of spearmint (Mentha spicata). Plant Physiol. 89 (1989) 1351-1357.

[EC created 1992]

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