EC - Alanine dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
alanine dehydrogenase
Other names:
α-alanine dehydrogenase
L-alanine dehydrogenase
NAD-dependent alanine dehydrogenase
NAD-linked alanine dehydrogenase
NADH-dependent alanine dehydrogenase
alanine oxidoreductase
Systematic name:
L-alanine:NAD+ oxidoreductase (deaminating)


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00654
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0000286
CAS Registry Number: 9029-06-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (34) [show] [UniProt]


  1. O'Connor, R.J. and Halvorson, H.
    The substrate specificity of L-alanine dehydrogenase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 48 : 47-55 (1961).
  2. Piérard, A. and Wiame, J.M.
    Propriétés de la L(+)-alanine-déshydrogénase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 37 : 490-502 (1960).
  3. Yoshida, A. and Freese, E.
    Enzymic properties of alanine dehydrogenase of Bacillus subtilis.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 96 : 248-262 (1965).

[EC created 1961]