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Substance Name: Prephenate Dehydrogenase
RN: 9044-92-2


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of prephenate to p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate in the presence of NAD. In the enteric bacteria, this enzyme also possesses chorismate mutase activity, thereby catalyzing the first two steps in the biosynthesis of tyrosine. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Prephenate Dehydrogenase

MeSH Heading

  • Prephenate Dehydrogenase


  • Chorismate Mutase Prephenate Dehydrogenase
  • Chorismate Mutase-Prephenate Dehydrogenase
  • Dehydrogenase, Chorismate Mutase-Prephenate
  • Dehydrogenase, Prephenate
  • Mutase-Prephenate Dehydrogenase, Chorismate

Systematic Name

  • Prephenate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9044-92-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009044922