EC - Long-chain-aldehyde dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
long-chain-aldehyde dehydrogenase
Other names:
fatty aldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase
long-chain aliphatic aldehyde dehydrogenase
long-chain fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
long-chain-aldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase



The best substrate is dodecylaldehyde.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050061
CAS Registry Number: 59298-89-4


  1. Le Beault, J.M., Roche, B., Duvnjak, Z. and Azoulay, E.
    Alcool- et aldéhyde-déshydrogénases particulaires de Candida tropicalis cultivé sur hydrocarbures.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 220: 373-385 (1970). [PMID: 5499619]
  2. Moreau, R.A. and Huang, A.H.C.
    Oxidation of fatty alcohol in the cotyledons of jojoba seedlings.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 194: 422-430 (1979). [PMID: 36040]
  3. Moreau, R.A. and Huang, A.H.C.
    Enzymes of wax ester catabolism in jojoba.
    Methods Enzymol. 71: 804-813 (1981).

[EC created 1984]