IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 4-(hydroxymethyl)benzenesulfonate dehydrogenase

Reaction: 4-(hydroxymethyl)benzenesulfonate + NAD+ = 4-formylbenzenesulfonate + NADH + H+

Systematic name: 4-(hydroxymethyl)benzenesulfonate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the toluene-4-sulfonate degradation pathway in Comamonas testosteroni.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 167973-64-0


1. Junker, F., Saller, E., Schläfli Oppenberg, H.R., Kroneck, P.M., Leisinger, T. and Cook, A.M. Degradative pathways for p-toluenecarboxylate and p-toluenesulfonate and their multicomponent oxygenases in Comamonas testosteroni strains PSB-4 and T-2. Microbiology 142 (1996) 2419-2427. [PMID: 8828208]

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