IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aminomuconate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: 2-aminomuconate 6-semialdehyde + NAD+ + H2O = 2-aminomuconate + NADH + 2 H+

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Other name(s): 2-aminomuconate semialdehyde dehydrogenase; 2-hydroxymuconic acid semialdehyde dehydrogenase; 2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde dehydrogenase; α-aminomuconic ε-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; α-hydroxymuconic ε-semialdehyde dehydrogenase ; 2-hydroxymuconic semialdehyde dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 2-aminomuconate-6-semialdehyde:NAD+ 6-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on 2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37250-95-6


1. Ichiyama, A., Nakamura, S., Kawai, H., Honjo, T., Nishizuka, Y., Hayaishi, O. and Senoh, S. Studies on the metabolism of the benzene ring of tryptophan in mammalian tissues. II. Enzymic formation of α-aminomuconic acid from 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 740-749.

[EC created 1972]

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