IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cis-dihydroethylcatechol dehydrogenase

Reaction: cis-1,2-dihydro-3-ethylcatechol + NAD+ = 3-ethylcatechol + NADH + H+

Systematic name: cis-1,2-dihydro-3-ethylcatechol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the ethylbenzene degradation pathway in bacteria.

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1. Gibson, D.T., Gschwendt, B., Yeh, W.K. and Kobal, V.M. Initial reactions in the oxidation of ethylbenzene by Pseudomonas putida. Biochemistry 12 (1973) 1520-1528. [PMID: 4699984]

[EC created 2000]

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