Agent Name

Alcohol dehydrogenase

CAS Number

9031-72-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Dehydrogenase, alcohol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A zinc-containing enzyme which oxidizes primary and secondary alcohols or hemiacetals in the presence of NAD. In alcoholic fermentation, it catalyzes the final step of reducing an aldehyde to an alcohol in the presence of NADH and hydrogen." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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