IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: xanthommatin reductase

Reaction: 5,12-dihydroxanthommatin + NAD+ = xanthommatin + NADH + H+

Systematic name: 5,12-dihydroxanthommatin:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: From Drosophila melanogaster.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62972-27-4


1. Santoro, P. and Parisi, G. A new enzyme from Drosophila melanogaster - in vitro conversion of xanthommatin into its dihydroform by means of xanthommatin reductase. J. Exp. Zool. 239 (1986) 169-173.

[EC created 1989]

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