IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 1,2-dihydrovomilenine reductase

Reaction: 17-O-acetylnorajmaline + NADP+ = 1,2-dihydrovomilenine + NADPH + H+

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Systematic name: 17-O-acetylnorajmaline:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Forms part of the ajmaline biosynthesis pathway.

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1. Gao, S., von Schumann, G. and Stöckigt, J. A newly-detected reductase from Rauvolfia closes a gap in the biosynthesis of the antiarrhythmic alkaloid ajmaline. Planta Med. 68 (2002) 906-911. [PMID: 12391554 ]

[EC created 2002]

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