IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5,6-dihydroxy-3-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,5,6-tetrahydroquinoline dehydrogenase

Reaction: 5,6-dihydroxy-3-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,5,6-tetrahydroquinoline + NAD+ = 5,6-dihydroxy-3-methyl-2-oxo-1,2-dihydroquinoline + NADH + H+

Systematic name: 5,6-dihydroxy-3-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,5,6-tetrahydroquinoline:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Acts in the reverse direction to form part of the 3-methylquinoline degradation pathway in bacteria.

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


1. Schach, S., Schwarz, G., Fetzner, S. and Lingens, F. Microbial metabolism of quinoline and related compounds. XVII. Degradation of 3-methylquinoline by Comamonas testosteroni 63. Biol. Chem. Hoppe Seyler 374 (1993) 175-181. [PMID: 8489738]

[EC created 2000]

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