IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phloroglucinol reductase

Reaction: dihydrophloroglucinol + NADP+ = phloroglucinol + NADPH + H+

Glossary entries:
phloroglucinol = 1,3,5-trihydroxybenzene

Systematic name: dihydrophloroglucinol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the gallate anaerobic degradation pathway in bacteria.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 80804-59-7


1. Haddock, J.D. and Ferry, J.G. Purification and properties of phloroglucinol reductase from Eubacterium oxidoreducens G-41. J. Biol. Chem. 264 (1989) 4423-4427. [PMID: 2925649]

[EC created 2000]

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