IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sorbitol-6-phosphate 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-sorbitol 6-phosphate + NAD+ = D-fructose 6-phosphate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): ketosephosphate reductase; ketosephosphate reductase; D-sorbitol 6-phosphate dehydrogenase; D-sorbitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; sorbitol-6-P-dehydrogenase; D-glucitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

Systematic name: D-sorbitol-6-phosphate:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-69-4


1. Du Toit, P.J. and Kotzé, J.P. The isolation and characterization of sorbitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase from Clostridium pasteurianum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 206 (1970) 333-342. [PMID: 4318899]

2. Liss, M., Horwitz, S.B. and Kaplan, N.O. D-Mannitol 1-phosphate dehydrogenase and D-sorbitol 6-phosphate dehydrogenase in Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 1342-1350.

[EC created 1972]

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