Accepted name: lactaldehyde reductase (NADPH)
Reaction: propane-1,2-diol + NADP+ = L-lactaldehyde + NADPH + H+
Other name(s): lactaldehyde (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) reductase; NADP-1,2-propanediol dehydrogenase; propanediol dehydrogenase; 1,2-propanediol:NADP+ oxidoreductase; lactaldehyde reductase (NADPH2)
Systematic name: propane-1,2-diol:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Comments: May be identical with EC alcohol dehydrogenase (NADP+).
1.  Gupta, N.K. and Robinson, W.G. The enzymatic conversion of lactaldehyde to propanediol. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1609–1612. [PMID: 13830319]
[EC created 1965]