Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Instance reaction:
acetaldehyde + NADP+ + H2O → acetate + NADPH + 2 H+ (

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: aldehyde dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: NADP-acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, NADP-dependent aldehyde dehydrogenase, aldehyde dehydrogenase (NADP)

Citations: [Seegmiller53]

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Seegmiller53: Seegmiller JE (1953). "Triphosphopyridine nucleotide-linked aldehyde dehydrogenase from yeast." J Biol Chem 201(2);629-37. PMID: 13061400

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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