IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,3-dihydroxy-2,3-dihydro-p-cumate dehydrogenase

Reaction: cis-5,6-dihydroxy-4-isopropylcyclohexa-1,3-dienecarboxylate + NAD+ = 2,3-dihydroxy-p-cumate + NADH + H+

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p-cumic acid = 4-isopropylbenzoic acid
p-cymene = 1-methyl-4-isopropylbenzene

Systematic name: cis-2,3-dihydroxy-2,3-dihydro-p-cumate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the p-cymene degradation pathway in Pseudomonas putida.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 176591-33-6


1. Eaton, R.W. p-Cumate catabolic pathway in Pseudomonas putida Fl: cloning and characterization of DNA carrying the cmt operon. J. Bacteriol. 178 (1996) 1351-1362. [PMID: 8631713]

[EC created 2000]

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