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A new class EC 7, Translocases, has been added to the EC list. It will be part of ENZYME from release 2018_10. Read more about EC 7 here.

ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Diacetyl reductase ((R)-acetoin forming).
Alternative Name(s)
(R)-acetoin dehydrogenase.
Reaction catalysed
(R)-acetoin + NAD(+) <=> diacetyl + NADH
  • The reaction is catalyzed in the reverse direction.
  • This activity is usually associated with butanediol dehydrogenase activity (EC or EC
  • While the butanediol dehydrogenase activity is reversible, diacetyl reductase activity is irreversible.
  • This enzyme has been reported in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
  • Different from EC
  • Formerly EC
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.1.1.303
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.1.303
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.1.1.303
MEDLINEFind literature relating to
P39713, BDH2_YEAST

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