IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: inositol 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: myo-inositol + NAD+ = 2,4,6/3,5-pentahydroxycyclohexanone + NADH + H+

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): myo-inositol 2-dehydrogenase; myo-inositol:NAD+ oxidoreductase; inositol dehydrogenase; myo-inositol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: myo-inositol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-25-5


1. Berman, T. and Magasanik, B. The pathway of myo-inositol degradation in Aerobacter aerogenes. Dehydrogenation and dehydration. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 800-806. [PMID: 5905122]

2. Larner, J., Jackson, W.T., Graves, D.J. and Stamner, J.R. Inositol dehydrogenase from Aerobacter aerogenes. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 60 (1956) 352-363.

3. Vidal-Lieria, M. and van Uden, N. Inositol dehydrogenase from the yeast Cryptococcus melibiosum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 293 (1973) 295-303. [PMID: 4351258]

[EC created 1961]

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