IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: octanol dehydrogenase

Reaction: octan-1-ol + NAD+ = octanal + NADH + H+

Other name(s): 1-octanol dehydrogenase; octanol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Systematic name: octan-1-ol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Acts, less rapidly, on other long-chain alcohols.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9031-31-6


1. Roche, B. and Azoulay, E. Régulation des alcool-déshydrogénases chez Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eur. J. Biochem. 8 (1969) 426-434. [PMID: 4308448]

[EC created 1972]

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