1.1.1.234: flavanone 4-reductase

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Reaction

(2S)-Flavan-4-ol
+
NADP+
=
(2S)-flavanone
+
NADPH
+
H+

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.1 Acting on the CH-OH group of donors
             1.1.1 With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
                1.1.1.234 flavanone 4-reductase

General Information

General Information on EC 1.1.1.234 - flavanone 4-reductase

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GENERAL INFORMATION
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
COMMENTARY hide
LITERATURE
evolution
the enzyme belongs to the plant DFR superfamily, phylogenetic analysis
metabolism
the DFR gene is a key gene late in the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway, overview. The enzyme posesses flavanone 4-reductase activity and also is a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of anthocyanidins, proanthocyanidins, and other flavonoids
physiological function
the enzyme is of importance in plant development