Reaction: geraniol + NADP+ = geranial + NADPH + H+
For diagram of reaction click here.
Systematic name: geraniol:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Also acts, more slowly on farnesol but not on nerol. The enzyme produces a mixture known as citral, which includes geranial and neral. It is still not known whether neral is produced directly by the enzyme, or by isomerization of geranial.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 56802-96-1
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