KEGG   ENZYME: 1.1.1.55Help
Entry
EC 1.1.1.55                 Enzyme                                 

Name
lactaldehyde reductase (NADPH);
lactaldehyde (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) reductase;
NADP+-1,2-propanediol dehydrogenase;
propanediol dehydrogenase;
1,2-propanediol:NADP+ oxidoreductase;
lactaldehyde reductase (NADPH)
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-OH group of donors;
With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
propane-1,2-diol:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
propane-1,2-diol + NADP+ = L-lactaldehyde + NADPH + H+ [RN:R02259]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
propane-1,2-diol [CPD:C00583];
NADP+ [CPD:C00006]
Product
L-lactaldehyde [CPD:C00424];
NADPH [CPD:C00005];
H+ [CPD:C00080]
Comment
May be identical with EC 1.1.1.2 alcohol dehydrogenase (NADP+).
History
EC 1.1.1.55 created 1965
Reference
1  [PMID:13830319]
  Authors
GUPTA NK, ROBINSON WG.
  Title
The enzymatic conversion of lactaldehyde to propanediol.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1609-12.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9028-43-7

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