MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Aedes aegypti: NADP+-dependent farnesol dehydrogenase 1Inferred from experiment: SDR-1
Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655: aldehyde reductase, NADPH-dependent: yahK
aldehyde reductase, NADPH-dependent: ahr
NADP+-dependent aldehyde reductase: ybbO
NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase: yqhD
Ipomoea batatas: farnesol dehydrogenaseInferred from experiment

In Pathway: farnesylcysteine salvage pathway, juvenile hormone III biosynthesis I, juvenile hormone III biosynthesis II

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: farnesol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: NADP+-farnesol dehydrogenase, farnesol (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) dehydrogenase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -0.25646973Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts, more slowly, on (2Z,6E)-farnesol, geraniol, citronerol and nerol.

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reaction of [an alcohol + NADP+ = an aldehyde + NADPH + H+] (
i1: (2E,6E)-farnesol + NADP+ ↔ (2E,6E)-farnesal + NADPH + H+ (

Unification Links: KEGG:R03264, Rhea:14700

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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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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