Accepted name: 6-hydroxyhexanoate dehydrogenase
Reaction: 6-hydroxyhexanoate + NAD+ = 6-oxohexanoate + NADH + H+
Systematic name: 6-hydroxyhexanoate:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the cyclohexanol degradation pathway in Acinetobacter NCIB 9871.
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