IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA dehydrogenase

Reaction: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA + NAD+ = 3-oxopimeloyl-CoA + NADH + H+

Glossary entries:
pimelic acid = heptanedioic acid

Systematic name: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the anaerobic pathway of benzoate degradation in bacteria.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 1187536-27-1


1. Harwood, C.S. and Gibson, J. Shedding light on anaerobic benzene ring degradation: a process unique to prokaryotes? J. Bacteriol. 179 (1997) 301-309. [PMID: 8990279]

[EC created 2000]

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