EC - (S)-3-hydroxyacid-ester dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
(S)-3-hydroxyacid-ester dehydrogenase
Other names:
(S)-3-hydroxyacid ester dehydrogenase
3-oxo ester (S)-reductase
Systematic name:
ethyl-(S)-3-hydroxyhexanoate:NADP+ 3-oxidoreductase



Also acts on 4-oxo- and 5-oxo-fatty acids and their esters. cf. EC (R)-3-hydroxyacid ester dehydrogenase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047109
CAS Registry Number: 114705-03-2


  1. Heidlas, J., Engel, K.-H. and Tressl, R.
    Purification and characterization of two oxidoreductases involved in the enantioselective reduction of 3-oxo, 4-oxo and 5-oxo esters in baker's yeast.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 172: 633-639 (1988). [PMID: 3280313]

[EC created 1990 as EC, transferred 2003 to EC]