ENZYME entry: EC 1.1.1.78

Accepted Name
Methylglyoxal reductase (NADH).
Alternative Name(s)
D-lactaldehyde dehydrogenase.
Methylglyoxal reductase.
Methylglyoxal reductase (NADH-dependent).
Reaction catalysed
(R)-lactaldehyde + NAD(+) <=> 2-oxopropanal + NADH
Comment(s)
This mammalian enzyme differs from the yeast enzyme, EC 1.1.1.283, by its coenzyme requirement, reaction direction, and enantiomeric preference.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00061
BRENDA1.1.1.78
EC2PDB1.1.1.78
ExplorEnz1.1.1.78
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.1.1.78
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.1.78
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.1.78
IntEnz1.1.1.78
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MetaCyc1.1.1.78

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