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Acid Reductase, Dihydrodipicolinic

An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of 2,3,4,5-tetrahydrodipicolinate to 2,3-dihydrodipicolinate using NAD(P)+ as a cofactor. It is found in Bacteria and higher Plants involved in the biosynthesis of DIAMINOPIMELIC ACID and Lysine.