IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: glycerol + NADP+ = D-glyceraldehyde + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): glycerol dehydrogenase (NADP)

Systematic name: glycerol:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-11-6


1. Kormann, A.W., Hurst, R.O. and Flynn, T.G. Purification and properties of an NADP+-dependent glycerol dehydrogenase from rabbit skeletal muscle. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 258 (1972) 40-55. [PMID: 4400494]

2. Toews, C.J. The kinetics and reaction mechanism of the nicotinamide-adinine dinucleotide phosphate-specific glycerol dehydrogenase of rat skeletal muscle. Biochem. J. 105 (1967) 1067-1073.

[EC created 1972]

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