IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: β-alanopine dehydrogenase

Reaction: β-alanopine + NAD+ + H2O = β-alanine + pyruvate + NADH + H+

Systematic name: N-(D-1-carboxyethyl)-β-alanine:NAD+ oxidoreductase (β-alanine-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 113573-64-1


1. Sato, M., Takahara, M., Kanno, N., Sato, Y. and Ellington, W.R. Isolation of a new opine, β-alanopine, from the extracts of the muscle of the marine bivalve mollusc Scapharca broughtonii. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 88B (1987) 803-806.

[EC created 1990]

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