IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-xylose 1-dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-xylose + NAD+ = D-xylonolactone + NADH + H+

Other name(s): NAD-D-xylose dehydrogenase; D-xylose dehydrogenase; (NAD)-linked D-xylose dehydrogenase

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62931-20-8


1. Yamanaka, K., Gino, M. and Kaneda, R. A specific NAD-D-xylose dehydrogenase from Arthrobacter sp. Agric. Biol. Chem. 41 (1977) 1493-1499.

[EC created 1978]

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