EC 1.1.1.223 - Isopiperitenol dehydrogenase

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EC 1.1.1.223

Names

Accepted name:
isopiperitenol dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
(−)-trans-isopiperitenol:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Reaction

Comments:

Acts on (−)-trans-isopiperitenol, (+)-trans-piperitenol and (+)-trans-pulegol. Involved in the biosynthesis of menthol and related monoterpenes in peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018458
CAS Registry Number: 96595-05-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Kjonaas, R.B., Venkatachalam, K.V. and Croteau, R.
    Metabolism of monoterpenes: oxidation of isopiperitenol to isopiperitenone, and subsequent isomerization to piperitenone by soluble enzyme preparations from peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 238 : 49-60 (1985). [PMID: 3885858]

[EC 1.1.1.223 created 1989]