MetaCyc Reaction: [no EC number assigned]

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

Enzymes and Genes:

Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 13032: acetaldehyde dehydrogenase: ald
Homo sapiens: 4-trimethylaminobutyraldehyde dehydrogenase: ALDH9A1
fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase: ALDH3A2
mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase: ALDH2
Pseudomonas oleovorans: aldehyde dehydrogenase: alkH
Saccharomyces cerevisiae: aldehyde dehydrogenase: ALD3
aldehyde dehydrogenase: ALD2
potassium-activated aldehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrial: ALD4
aldehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrial: ALD5

In Pathway: methylglyoxal degradation VI

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

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.

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -13.105286Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Overbeek98]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reaction of [an aldehyde + NAD+ + H2O → a carboxylate + NADH + 2 H+] (
i1: (R)-lactaldehyde + NAD+ + H2O → (R)-lactate + NADH + 2 H+ (no EC#)

Unification Links: KEGG:R01735


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

Overbeek98: Overbeek, R, Larsen, N, Selkov, EE, Maltsev, M "The WIT Database." 1998 WWW URL

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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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