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Table 3 Substrate specificity of  S  -HMGSH dehydrogenase

From: Purification and properties of S-hydroxymethylglutathione dehydrogenase of Paecilomyces variotii no. 5, a formaldehyde-degrading fungus

Substrate Relative activity (%)
Formaldehyde 100
Acetoaldehyde 0
Propylaldehyde 0
Butyraldehyde 0
Isobutylaldehyde 0
Oxalaldehyde 1>
Pyruvaldehyde 26
Methyl alcohol 0
Ethyl alcohol 0
Propyl alcohol 0
  1. The reaction was carried out at pH 8.0 for 10 min.
  2. Each substrate was 5.4 mM in a final concentration.