Reaction: hexadecanal + CoA + NAD+ = hexadecanoyl-CoA + NADH + H+
Other name(s): fatty acyl-CoA reductase
Systematic name: hexadecanal:NAD+ oxidoreductase (CoA-acylating)
Comments: Also acts, more slowly, on octadecanoyl-CoA.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 72561-01-4
1. Johnson, R.C. and Gilbertson, J.R. Isolation, characterization, and partial purification of a fatty acyl coenzyme A reductase from bovine cardiac muscle. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 6991-6998. [PMID: 4343165]