IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ribitol-5-phosphate 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-ribitol 5-phosphate + NAD(P)+ = D-ribulose 5-phosphate + NAD(P)H + H+

Other names: dehydrogenase, ribitol 5-phosphate

Systematic name: D-ribitol-5-phosphate:NAD(P)+ 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-67-2


1. Glaser, L. Ribitol-5-phosphate from Lactobacillus plantarum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 67 (1963) 525-530.

[EC created 1972]

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