IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: trans-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol dehydrogenase

Reaction: trans-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol + NADP+ = catechol + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): dihydrodiol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: trans-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37255-32-6


1. Ayengar, P.K., Hayaishi, O., Nakajima, M. and Tomida, I. Enzymic aromatization of 3,5-cyclohexadiene-1,2-diol. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 33 (1959) 111-119.

[EC created 1972]

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