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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
A + a primary alcohol <=> AH2 + an aldehyde
Comment(s)
  • Acts on C3-C16 linear-chain saturated primary alcohols, C4-C7 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
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.1.99.20
MetaCyc1.1.99.20
Rhea expert-curated reactions1.1.99.20

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