Pig lung carbonyl reductase

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pig lung carbonyl reductase

(Science: enzyme) tetrameric carbonyl reductase; mw 24 kD; properties distinct from monomeric cr; it is mainly distributed in the mitochondria of the pig lung; exhibits very low substrate specificity for aromatic and aliphatic carbonyl compounds and catalyses the oxidation of secondary alcohols and aldehydes; activated 2-5 fold by fatty acids ddbj/embl/genbank d16511

Registry number: EC 1.1.1.-