Accepted name: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA dehydrogenase
Reaction: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA + NAD+ = 3-oxopimeloyl-CoA + NADH + H+
Glossary: pimelic acid = heptanedioic acid
Systematic name: 3-hydroxypimeloyl-CoA:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the anaerobic pathway of benzoate degradation in bacteria.
1.  Harwood, C.S. and Gibson, J. Shedding light on anaerobic benzene ring degradation: a process unique to prokaryotes? J. Bacteriol. 179 (1997) 301–309. [PMID: 8990279]
[EC created 2000]