Benzil reductase ((S)-benzoin forming)

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Benzil reductase ((S)-benzoin forming)
Identifiers
EC number 1.1.1.320
Databases
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BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
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MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Benzil reductase ((S)-benzoin forming) (EC 1.1.1.320, YueD) is an enzyme with systematic name (S)-benzoin:NADP+ oxidoreductase.[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(S)-benzoin + NADP+ benzil + NADPH + H+

The enzyme also reduces 1-phenylpropane-1,2-dione.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maruyama, R.; Nishizawa, M.; Itoi, Y.; Ito, S.; Inoue, M. (2001). "Isolation and expression of a Bacillus cereus gene encoding benzil reductase". Biotechnol. Bioeng. 75: 630–633. doi:10.1002/bit.1191. PMID 11745140. 
  2. ^ Maruyama, R.; Nishizawa, M.; Itoi, Y.; Ito, S.; Inoue, M. (2002). "The enzymes with benzil reductase activity conserved from bacteria to mammals". J. Biotechnol. 94: 157–169. doi:10.1016/s0168-1656(01)00426-6. PMID 11796169. 

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