Reaction: pimeloyl-CoA + NAD+ = 6-carboxyhex-2-enoyl-CoA + NADH + H+
pimelic acid = heptanedioic acid
Systematic name: pimeloyl-CoA:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the benzoate degradation (anaerobic) pathway in bacteria.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 276682-23-6
1. Gallus, C. and Schink, B. Anaerobic degradation of pimelate by newly isolated denitrifying bacteria. Microbiology 140 (1994) 409-416. [PMID: 8180704]