IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: benzaldehyde dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: benzaldehyde + NADP+ + H2O = benzoate + NADPH + 2 H+

Other name(s): NADP-linked benzaldehyde dehydrogenase; benzaldehyde dehydrogenase (NADP)

Systematic name: benzaldehyde:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-89-1


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

2. Stachow, C.S., Stevenson, I.L. and Day, D. Purification and properties of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-specific benzaldehyde dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 5294-5300. [PMID: 4383635]

[EC created 1961]

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