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Alcohol Dehydrogenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Alcohol Dehydrogenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.047.820.250
Unique ID
D000426
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000426
Annotation
a specific enzyme; do not confuse with ALCOHOL OXIDOREDUCTASES
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Alcohol Dehydrogenase (NAD+)
Alcohol Dehydrogenase I
Alcohol Dehydrogenase II
Alcohol-NAD+ Oxidoreductase
Yeast Alcohol Dehydrogenase
Registry Number
EC 1.1.1.1
CAS Type 1 Name
Alcohol:NAD+ oxidoreductase
NLM Classification #
QU 140
Previous Indexing
Alcohol Oxidoreductases (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/09
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Alcohol Dehydrogenase Preferred
Alcohol Dehydrogenase II Narrower
Yeast Alcohol Dehydrogenase Narrower
Alcohol Dehydrogenase I Narrower
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