IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: benzaldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD+)

Reaction: benzaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O = benzoate + NADH + 2 H+

Other name(s): benzaldehyde (NAD) dehydrogenase; benzaldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD)

Systematic name: benzaldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37250-93-4


1. Gunsalus, C.F., Stanier, R.Y. and Gunsalus, I.C. The enzymic conversion of mandelic acid to benzoic acid. III. Fractionation and properties of the soluble enzymes. J. Bacteriol. 66 (1953) 548-553.

[EC created 1972]

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