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Information on EC 1.2.99.6 - carboxylate reductase

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IUBMB Comments

A tungsten protein. Methyl viologen can act as acceptor. In the reverse direction, non-activated acids are reduced by reduced viologens to aldehydes, but not to the corresponding alcohols.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Archaea

Synonyms
aldehyde reductase, aldehyde oxidoreductase, carboxylic acid reductase, carboxylate reductase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
COMMENTARY hide
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
An aldehyde + acceptor + H2O = a carboxylate + reduced acceptor
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PATHWAY SOURCE
PATHWAYS