EC - 6-hydroxyhexanoate dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
6-hydroxyhexanoate dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
6-hydroxyhexanoate:NAD+ oxidoreductase



Involved in the cyclohexanol degradation pathway in Acinetobacter NCIB 9871.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018463
CAS Registry Number: 77000-03-4


  1. Donoghue, N.A. and Trudgill, P.W.
    The metabolism of cyclohexanol by Acinetobacter NCIB 9871.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 60 : 1-7 (1975). [PMID: 1261]
  2. Hecker, L.I., Tondeur, Y. and Farrelly, J.G.
    Formation of ε-hydroxycaproate and ε-aminocaproate from N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine: evidence that microsomal α-hydroxylation of cyclic nitrosamines may not always involve the insertion of molecular oxygen into the substrate.
    Chem. Biol. Interact. 49 : 235-248 (1984). [PMID: 6722936]

[EC created 2000]