IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: vomilenine reductase

Reaction: 1,2-dihydrovomilenine + NADP+ = vomilenine + NADPH + H+

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Systematic name: 1,2-dihydrovomilenine:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Forms part of the ajmaline biosynthesis pathway.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 462127-03-3


1. von Schumann, G., Gao, S. and Stöckigt, J. Vomilenine reductase - a novel enzyme catalyzing a crucial step in the biosynthesis of the therapeutically applied antiarrhythmic alkaloid ajmaline. J. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 10 (2002) 1913-1918. [PMID: 11937349]

[EC created 2002]

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