IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (–)-endo-fenchol dehydrogenase

Reaction: (–)-endo-fenchol + NAD(P)+ = (+)-fenchone + NAD(P)H + H+

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Other name(s): l-endo-fenchol dehydrogenase; FDH

Systematic name: (–)-endo-fenchol:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Isolated from the plant Foeniculum vulgare (fennel). NADH is slightly preferred to NADPH.

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1. Croteau, R. and Felton, N.M. Substrate specificity of monoterpenol dehydrogenases from Foeniculum vulgare and Tanacetum vulgare. Phytochemistry 19 (1980) 1343-1347.

[EC created 2012]

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