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Aldehyde Reductase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aldehyde Reductase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.047.150.700.156.500
D08.811.682.047.820.284.500
Unique ID
D000449
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000449
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes reversibly the oxidation of an aldose to an alditol. It possesses broad specificity for many aldoses. EC 1.1.1.21.
Entry Term(s)
Aldose Reductase
Aldose Reductase Ia
Aldose Reductase Ib
Erythrose Reductase
Xylose Reductase
Registry Number
EC 1.1.1.21
CAS Type 1 Name
Alditol:NAD(P)+ 1-oxidoreductase
NLM Classification #
QU 140
Previous Indexing
Alcohol Oxidoreductases (1972-1975)
Sugar Alcohols (1972-1975)
Public MeSH Note
92; was ALDOSE REDUCTASE 1976-91 (see under SUGAR ALCOHOL DEHYDROGENASES 1978-90, see under ALCOHOL OXIDOREDUCTASES 1976-77)
Online Note
use ALDEHYDE REDUCTASE to search ALDOSE REDUCTASE 1976-91
History Note
92; was ALDOSE REDUCTASE 1976-91 (see under SUGAR ALCOHOL DEHYDROGENASES 1978-90, see under ALCOHOL OXIDOREDUCTASES 1976-77)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Aldehyde Reductase Preferred
Aldose Reductase Ib Narrower
Xylose Reductase Narrower
Aldose Reductase Ia Narrower
Erythrose Reductase Narrower
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