Reaction: L-idonate + NAD(P)+ = 5-dehydro-D-gluconate + NAD(P)H + H+
Other name(s): L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase
Systematic name: L-idonate:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase
Comments: The enzyme from the bacterium Escherichia coli is specific for 5-dehydro-D-gluconate. cf. EC 188.8.131.526, L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase (NAD+).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 211737-68-7
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