Accepted name: (+)-trans-carveol dehydrogenase
Reaction: (+)-trans-carveol + NAD+ = (+)-(S)-carvone + NADH + H+
Other name(s): carveol dehydrogenase
Systematic name: (+)-trans-carveol:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: NADP+ cannot replace NAD+. Forms part of the monoterpenoid biosynthesis pathway in Carum carvi (caraway) seeds.
1.  Bouwmeester, H.J., Gershenzon, J., Konings, M.C.J.M. and Croteau, R. Biosynthesis of the monoterpenes limonene and carvone in the fruit of caraway. I. Demonstration of enzyme activities and their changes with development. Plant Physiol. 117 (1998) 901–912. [PMID: 9662532]
[EC created 2003]