The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: (+)-trans-carveol dehydrogenase
Reaction: (+)-trans-carveol + NAD+ = (+)-(S)-carvone + NADH + H+
For diagram of carvone biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): carveol dehydrogenase
Systematic name: (+)-trans-carveol:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: NADP+ cannot replace NAD+. Forms part of the monoterpenoid biosynthesis pathway in Carum carvi (caraway) seeds.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Bouwmeester, H.J., Gershenzon, J., Konings, M.C.J.M. and Croteau, R. Biosynthesis of the monoterpenes limonene and carvone in the fruit of caraway. I. Demonstration of enzyme activities and their changes with development. Plant Physiol. 117 (1998) 901–912. [PMID: 9662532]
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