KEGG   ENZYME: 1.1.1.164Help
Entry
EC 1.1.1.164                Enzyme                                 

Name
hexadecanol dehydrogenase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-OH group of donors;
With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
hexadecanol:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
hexadecanol + NAD+ = hexadecanal + NADH + H+ [RN:R02462]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
hexadecanol [CPD:C00823];
NAD+ [CPD:C00003]
Product
hexadecanal [CPD:C00517];
NADH [CPD:C00004];
H+ [CPD:C00080]
Comment
The liver enzyme acts on long-chain alcohols from C8 to C16. The Euglena enzyme also oxidizes the corresponding aldehydes to fatty acids.
History
EC 1.1.1.164 created 1976
Reference
1  [PMID:4313936]
  Authors
Kolattukudy PE.
  Title
Reduction of fatty acids to alcohols by cell-free preparations of Euglena gracilis.
  Journal
Biochemistry. 9 (1970) 1095-102.
Reference
2  [PMID:5432753]
  Authors
Stoffel W, LeKim D, Heyn G.
  Title
Metabolism of sphingosine bases. XIV. Sphinganine (dihydrosphingosine), an effective donor of the alk-1-enyl chain of plasmalogens.
  Journal
Hoppe. Seylers. Z. Physiol. Chem. 351 (1970) 875-83.
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CAS: 
62213-59-6

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