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Accepted name: (S)-usnate reductase
Reaction: (6R)-2-acetyl-6-(3-acetyl-2,4,6-trihydroxy-5-methylphenyl)-3-hydroxy-6-methyl-2,4-cyclohexadien-1-one + NAD+ = (S)-usnate + NADH + H+
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Glossary: reduced (S)-usnate = reduced (-)-usnate = (6R)-2-acetyl-6-(3-acetyl-2,4,6-trihydroxy-5-methylphenyl)-3-hydroxy-6-methyl-2,4-cyclohexadien-1-one
Other name(s): L-usnic acid dehydrogenase
Systematic name: reduced-(S)-usnate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (ether-bond-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 77237-99-1
1.  Estevéz, M.P., Legaz, E., Olmeda, L., Pérez, F.J. and Vincente, C. Purification and properties of a new enzyme from Evernia prunastri, which reduces L-usnic acid. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 36 (1981) 35–39.
[EC created 1984]

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