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Accepted name
aldehyde dehydrogenase (quinone)
an aldehyde + a quinone + H2O = a carboxylate + a quinol
Other name(s)
aldehyde dehydrogenase (acceptor)
Systematic name
aldehyde:quinone oxidoreductase
CAS registry number
Wide specificity; acts on straight-chain aldehydes up to C10, aromatic aldehydes, glyoxylate and glyceraldehyde. The enzymes contains a PQQ cofactor and multiple hemes that deliver the electrons to the membrane quinone pool.
created 1983 as EC, modified 1989, transferred 2015 to EC
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