IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: kynurenate-7,8-dihydrodiol dehydrogenase

Reaction: 7,8-dihydro-7,8-dihydroxykynurenate + NAD+ = 7,8-dihydroxykynurenate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): 7,8-dihydro-7,8-dihydroxykynurenate dehydrogenase; 7,8-dihydroxykynurenic acid 7,8-diol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 7,8-dihydro-7,8-dihydroxykynurenate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37255-30-4


1. Taniuchi, H. and Hayaishi, O. Studies on the metabolism of kynurenic acid. III. Enzymatic formation of 7,8-dihydroxykynurenic acid from kynurenic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 283-293.

[EC created 1972]

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