A zinc protein. Some members of this group oxidize only primary alcohols; others act also on secondary alcohols. May be identical with EC 22.214.171.124 (L-glucuronate reductase), EC 126.96.36.199 [mevaldate reductase (NADPH)] and EC 188.8.131.52 [lactaldehyde reductase (NADPH)]. Re-specific with respect to NADPH.
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