IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate 6-dehydrogenase

Reaction: 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + NADP+ = (4S,5S)-4,5-dihydroxy-2,6-dioxohexanoate + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-gluconate dehydrogenase (ambiguous); 2-keto-3-deoxygluconate dehydrogenase (ambiguous)

Systematic name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate:NADP+ 6-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-55-8


1. Preiss, J. and Ashwell, G. Alginic acid metabolism in bacteria. II. The enzymatic reduction of 4-deoxy-L-erythro-5-hexoseulose uronic acid to 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 317-321.

[EC created 1972]

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