IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: butanal dehydrogenase

Reaction: butanal + CoA + NAD(P)+ = butanoyl-CoA + NAD(P)H + H+

Systematic name: butanal:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase (CoA-acylating)

Comments: Also acts on acetaldehyde, but more slowly.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 116412-25-0


1. Palosaari, N.R. and Rogers, P. Purification and properties of the inducible coenzyme A-linked butyraldehyde dehydrogenase from Clostridium acetobutylicum. J. Bacteriol. 170 (1988) 2971-2976.

[EC created 1992]

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