EC 184.108.40.206 Enzyme
benzyl 2-methyl-3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase
Acting on the CH-OH group of donors;
With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
benzyl (2R,3S)-2-methyl-3-hydroxybutanoate + NADP+ = benzyl 2-methyl-3-oxobutanoate + NADPH + H+ [RN:
benzyl (2R,3S)-2-methyl-3-hydroxybutanoate [CPD:
benzyl 2-methyl-3-oxobutanoate [CPD:
Also acts on benzyl (2S,3S)-2-methyl-3-hydroxybutanoate; otherwise highly specific.
EC 220.127.116.11 created 1989
Furuichi, A., Akita, H., Matsukura, H., Oishi, T. and Horikoshi, K.
Purification and properties of an asymmetric reduction enzyme of 2-methyl-3-oxobutyrate in baker's yeast.
Agric Biol Chem 49:2563-2570 (1985)
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