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ENZYME entry: EC 1.1.99.20

Accepted Name
Alkan-1-ol dehydrogenase (acceptor).
Alternative Name(s)
Polyethylene glycol dehydrogenase.
Reaction catalysed
Primary alcohol + acceptor <=> aldehyde + reduced acceptor
Cofactor(s)
Pyrroloquinoline quinone.
Comment(s)
  • Acts on C(3)-C(16) linear-chain saturated primary alcohols, C(4)-C(7) aldehydes and on non-ionic surfactants containing polyethylene glycol residues, such as Tween 40 and 60, but not on methanol and only very slowly on ethanol.
  • 2,6-dichloroindophenol can act as acceptor.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.1.99.20
EC2PDB1.1.99.20
ExplorEnz1.1.99.20
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.1.99.20
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.99.20
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.99.20
IntEnz1.1.99.20
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MetaCyc1.1.99.20

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