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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
diacetyl reductase [(R)-acetoin forming].
Alternative Name(s)
(R)-acetoin dehydrogenase.
Reaction catalysed
(R)-acetoin + NAD(+) <=> diacetyl + H(+) + 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
Rhea expert-curated reactions1.1.1.303
P39713, BDH2_YEAST

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