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Information on EC 1.1.1.1 - alcohol dehydrogenase

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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.1 Acting on the CH-OH group of donors
             1.1.1 With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
                1.1.1.1 alcohol dehydrogenase
IUBMB Comments
A zinc protein. Acts on primary or secondary alcohols or hemi-acetals with very broad specificity; however the enzyme oxidizes methanol much more poorly than ethanol. The animal, but not the yeast, enzyme acts also on cyclic secondary alcohols.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Archaea, Eukaryota
Synonyms
adh, aldehyde dehydrogenase, adh1b, short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase, ssadh, adh1c, yeast alcohol dehydrogenase, retinol dehydrogenase, faldh, class i adh, more
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a primary alcohol + NAD+ = an aldehyde + NADH + H+
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a secondary alcohol + NAD+ = a ketone + NADH + H+
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