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Accepted name: flavanone 4-reductase
Reaction: (2S)-flavan-4-ol + NADP+ = (2S)-flavanone + NADPH + H+
For diagram of the biosynthesis of naringenin derivatives, click here
Systematic name: (2S)-flavan-4-ol:NADP+ 4-oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of 3-deoxyanthocyanidins from flavanones such as naringenin or eriodictyol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 115232-53-6
1.  Stich, K. and Forkmann, G. Biosynthesis of 3-deoxyanthocyanins with flower extracts from Sinningia cardinalis. Phytochemistry 27 (1988) 785–789.
[EC created 1992]

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