IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-coumarate reductase

Reaction: 3-(2-hydroxyphenyl)propanoate + NAD+ = 2-coumarate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): melilotate dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 3-(2-hydroxyphenyl)propanoate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37251-10-8


1. Levy, C.C. and Weinstein, G.D. The metabolism of coumarin by a microorganism. II. The reduction of o-coumaric acid to melilotic acid. Biochemistry 3 (1964) 1944-1947.

[EC created 1972]

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