IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pantoate 4-dehydrogenase

Reaction: (R)-pantoate + NAD+ = (R)-4-dehydropantoate + NADH + H+

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pantoate = 2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutanoate

Other name(s): pantoate dehydrogenase; pantothenase; D-pantoate:NAD+ 4-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: (R)-pantoate:NAD+ 4-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-38-7


1. Goodhue, C.T. and Snell, E.E. The bacterial degradation of pantothenic acid. 3. Enzymatic formation of aldopantoic acid. Biochemistry 5 (1966) 403-408. [PMID: 4287370]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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