IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: fluoren-9-ol dehydrogenase

Reaction: fluoren-9-ol + NAD(P)+ = fluoren-9-one + NAD(P)H + H+

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Systematic name: fluoren-9-ol:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the pathway for fluorene metabolism in Arthrobacter sp.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 154215-16-4


1. Casellas, M., Grifoll, M., Bayona, J.M. and Solanas, A.M. New metabolites in the degradation of fluorene by Arthrobacter sp. strain F101. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63 (1997) 819-826. [PMID: 9055403]

2. Grifoll, M., CASellas, M., Bayona, J.M. and Solanas, A.M. Isolation and characterization of a fluorene-degrading bacterium: identification of ring oxidation and ring fission products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58 (1992) 2910-2917. [PMID: 1444405]

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