IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ω-hydroxydecanoate dehydrogenase

Reaction: 10-hydroxydecanoate + NAD+ = 10-oxodecanoate + NADH + H+

Systematic name: 10-hydroxydecanoate:NAD+ 10-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts, more slowly, on 9-hydroxynonanoate and 11-hydroxyundecanoate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-65-3


1. Kamei, S., Wakabayashi, K. and Shimazono, M. ω-Oxidation of fatty acids in vitro. II. ω-Hydroxy fatty acid-NAD oxidoreductase. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 56 (1964) 72-76.

2. Mitz, M.A. and Henrikson, R.L. Omega hydroxy fatty acid dehydrogenase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 46 (1961) 45-50.

[EC created 1965]

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