IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-arabinose 1-dehydrogenase (NAD+)

Reaction: D-arabinose + NAD+ = D-arabinono-1,4-lactone + NADH + H+

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): NAD-pentose-dehydrogenase; arabinose(fucose)dehydrogenase

Systematic name: D-arabinose:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-47-8


1. Palleroni, N.J. and Doudoroff, M. Metabolism of carbohydrates by Pseudomonas saccharophilla. III. Oxidation of D-arabinose. J. Bacteriol. 74 (1957) 180-185.

2. Schiwara, H.W., Domschke, W. and Domagk, G.F. Über die Zucker-Dehydrogenase in der Säugetierleber. I. Differenzierung verschiedener Zucker-Dehydrogenasen in der Schweineleber durch Disk-Elektrophorese und Ionenaustausch-chromatographie. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 349 (1968) 1575-1581. [German] [PMID: 4393642]

[EC created 1972]

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