Appearance: off-white to yellow powder ; Specific Activity: > 5 U/mg (1-octen-3-one conversion)
Origin: Recombinant from E. coli; Cofactor dependency: NAD; Optimal pH: 6.5 to 8
Requires NAD(P)H as co-factor. It is capable of catalysing the reduction of activated double bonds. It displays broad substrate specificity and tolerance to high substrate concentrations.