IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formaldehyde dehydrogenase

Reaction: formaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O = formate + NADH + 2 H+

Other name(s): NAD-linked formaldehyde dehydrogenase; NAD-dependent formaldehyde dehydrogenase

Systematic name: formaldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-84-6


1. Hohnloser, W., Osswald, B. and Lingens, F. Enzymological aspects of caffeine demethylation and formaldehyde oxidation by Pseudomonas putida C1. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 361 (1980) 1763-1766. [Medline UI: 81115814]

[EC created 1982]

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