IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: apiose 1-reductase

Reaction: D-apiitol + NAD+ = D-apiose + NADH + H+

Other name(s): D-apiose reductase; D-apiitol reductase

Systematic name: D-apiitol:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-45-6


1. Hanna, R., Picken, M. and Mendicino, J. Purification of a specific D-apiitol dehydrogenase from a Micrococcus isolated from the surface of germinating parsley seeds. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 315 (1973) 259-271.

2. Neal, D.L. and Kindel, P.K. D-Apiose reductase from Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Bacteriol. 101 (1970) 910-915. [PMID: 4314545]

[EC created 1972]

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