IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-iditol 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-iditol + NAD+ = D-sorbose + NADH + H+

Other name(s): D-sorbitol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: D-iditol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also converts xylitol into L-xylulose and L-glucitol into L-fructose.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-22-2


1. Shaw, D.R.D. Polyol dehydrogenases. 3. Galactitol dehydrogenase and D-iditol dehydrogenase. Biochem. J. 64 (1956) 394-405.

[EC created 1961]

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