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Entry
EC 1.3.1.46                 Enzyme                                 

Name
biochanin-A reductase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-CH group of donors;
With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
dihydrobiochanin-A:NADP+ Delta2-oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
dihydrobiochanin A + NADP+ = biochanin A + NADPH + H+ [RN:R02954]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
dihydrobiochanin A [CPD:C02675];
NADP+ [CPD:C00006]
Product
biochanin A [CPD:C00814];
NADPH [CPD:C00005];
H+ [CPD:C00080]
Comment
Some other isoflavones are reduced to the corresponding isoflavanones.
History
EC 1.3.1.46 created 1990
Pathway
Isoflavonoid biosynthesis
Reference
1
  Authors
Tiemann, K., Hinderer, W. and Barz, W.
  Title
Isolation of NADPH:isoflavone oxidoreductase, a new enzyme of pterocarpan biosynthesis in cell suspensions of Cicer arietinum.
  Journal
FEBS Lett. 213 (1987) 324-328.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
112198-90-0

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