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Information on EC 1.1.1.78 - methylglyoxal reductase (NADH)

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IUBMB Comments
This mammalian enzyme differs from the yeast enzyme, EC 1.1.1.283, methylglyoxal reductase (NADPH-dependent), by its coenzyme requirement, reaction direction, and enantiomeric preference.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
D-lactaldehyde dehydrogenase, dehydrogenase, D-lactaldehyde, methylglyoxal reductase, MGR, MGR I, MGR II, more
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LITERATURE
(R)-lactaldehyde + NAD+ = 2-oxopropanal + NADH + H+
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