IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: tartrate dehydrogenase

Reaction: tartrate + NAD+ = oxaloglycolate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): mesotartrate dehydrogenase

Systematic name: tartrate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: meso-tartrate and (R,R)-tartrate act as substrates. Requires Mn2+ and a monovalent cation.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37250-29-6


1. Kohn, L.D., Packman, P.M., Allen, R.H. and Jakoby, W.B. Tartaric acid metabolism. V. Crystalline tartrate dehydrogenase. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 2479-2485. [PMID: 4297261]

[EC created 1972]

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