Accepted name: aryl-aldehyde dehydrogenase
Reaction: an aromatic aldehyde + NAD+ + H2O = an aromatic acid + NADH + H+
Systematic name: aryl-aldehyde:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Oxidizes a number of aromatic aldehydes, but not aliphatic aldehydes.
1.  Raison, J.K., Henson, G. and Rienits, K.G. The oxidation of gentisaldehyde by nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide-specific, aromatic aldehyde dehydrogenase from rabbit liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 118 (1966) 285–298. [PMID: 4289834]
[EC created 1972]

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