EC 1.2.1.42     
Accepted name: hexadecanal dehydrogenase (acylating)
Reaction: hexadecanal + CoA + NAD+ = hexadecanoyl-CoA + NADH + H+
Other name(s): fatty acyl-CoA reductase
Systematic name: hexadecanal:NAD+ oxidoreductase (CoA-acylating)
Comments: Also acts, more slowly, on octadecanoyl-CoA.
References:
1.  Johnson, R.C. and Gilbertson, J.R. Isolation, characterization, and partial purification of a fatty acyl coenzyme A reductase from bovine cardiac muscle. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 6991–6998. [PMID: 4343165]
[EC 1.2.1.42 created 1978]
 
 


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