MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004022 - alcohol dehydrogenase (NAD) activity

Synonyms: alcohol:NAD+ oxidoreductase, aldo-keto reductase (NAD) activity, NAD-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase, NAD-specific aromatic alcohol dehydrogenase, NADH-alcohol dehydrogenase, NADH-aldehyde dehydrogenase

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: an alcohol + NAD+ = an aldehyde or ketone + NADH + H+.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016616 - oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-OH group of donors, NAD or NADP as acceptor

Child Classes:
GO:0004024 - alcohol dehydrogenase activity, zinc-dependent (2) ,
GO:0050112 - inositol 2-dehydrogenase activity (1)

Term Members:
FrmA ,
L-threonine dehydrogenase (yiaY) ,
AdhE ,
ethanol dehydrogenase / alcohol dehydrogenase (adhP) ,
NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase (yqhD)

Unification Links: GO:0004022

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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