IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-lactate dehydrogenase (cytochrome c-553)

Reaction: (R)-lactate + 2 ferricytochrome c-553 = pyruvate + 2 ferrocytochrome c-553

Systematic name: (R)-lactate:ferricytochrome-c-553 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: From Desulfovibrio vulgaris.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-79-6


1. Ogata, M., Arihara, K. and Yagi, T. D-Lactate dehydrogenase of Desulfovibrio vulgaris. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 89 (1981) 1423-1431. [PMID: 7275946]

[EC created 1989]

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