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Substance Name: Alcohol dehydrogenase
RN: 9031-72-5


  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Alcohol Dehydrogenase


  • Alcohol dehydrogenase
  • EINECS 232-870-4

Systematic Names

  • Alcohol dehydrogenase
  • Dehydrogenase, alcohol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9031-72-5

Other Registry Numbers

  • 106946-91-2
  • 138263-94-2
  • 1631041-80-9
  • 2172838-34-3
  • 9035-70-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009031725