IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aspartate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: L-aspartate 4-semialdehyde + phosphate + NADP+ = L-4-aspartyl phosphate + NADPH + H+

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Other name(s): aspartate semialdehyde dehydrogenase; aspartic semialdehyde dehydrogenase; L-aspartate-β-semialdehyde:NADP oxidoreductase (phosporylating); aspartic β-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; ASA dehydrogenase

Systematic name: L-aspartate-4-semialdehyde:NADP+ oxidoreductase (phosphorylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9000-98-0


1. Black, S. and Wright, N.G. Aspartic β-semialdehyde dehydrogenase and aspartic β-semialdehyde. J. Biol. Chem. 213 (1955) 39-50.

2. Jakoby, W.B. Aldehyde dehydrogenases. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.), The Enzymes, 2nd ed., vol. 7, Academic Press, New York, 1963, p. 203-221.

[EC created 1961]

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