IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-hydroxybenzyl-alcohol dehydrogenase

Reaction: 3-hydroxybenzyl alcohol + NADP+ = 3-hydroxybenzaldehyde + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): m-hydroxybenzyl alcohol dehydrogenase; m-hydroxybenzyl alcohol (NADP) dehydrogenase; m-hydroxybenzylalcohol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 3-hydroxybenzyl-alcohol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9075-73-4


1. Forrester, P.I. and Gaucher, G.M. m-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol dehydrogenase from Penicillium urticae. Biochemistry 11 (1972) 1108-1114. [PMID: 4335290]

[EC created 1972]

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