IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cis-1,2-dihydro-1,2-dihydroxynaphthalene dehydrogenase

Reaction: (1R,2S)-1,2-dihydronaphthalene-1,2-diol + NAD+ = naphthalene-1,2-diol + NADH + H+

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Other name(s): (+)-cis-naphthalene dihydrodiol dehydrogenase; naphthalene dihydrodiol dehydrogenase; cis-dihydrodiol naphthalene dehydrogenase; cis-1,2-dihydronaphthalene-1,2-diol:NAD+ 1,2-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: (1R,2S)-1,2-dihydronaphthalene-1,2-diol:NAD+ 1,2-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts, at half the rate, on cis-anthracene dihydrodiol and cis-phenanthrene dihydrodiol.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 53986-49-5


1. Patel, T.R. and Gibson, D.T. Purification and properties of (+)-cis-naphthalene dihydrodiol dehydrogenase of Pseudomonas putida. J. Bacteriol. 119 (1974) 879-888. [PMID: 4369091]

[EC created 1976]

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