IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase

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, L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase (NAD+).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 211737-68-7


1. Bausch, C., Peekhaus, N., Utz, C., Blais, T., Murray, E., Lowary, T. and Conway, T. Sequence analysis of the GntII (subsidiary) system for gluconate metabolism reveals a novel pathway for L-idonic acid catabolism in Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 180 (1998) 3704-3710. [PMID: 9658018]

[EC created 2000, modified 2013]

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