IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-arabinitol 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: L-arabinitol + NAD+ = L-ribulose + NADH + H+

Other name(s): L-arabinitol dehydrogenase (ribulose-forming); L-arabinitol (ribulose-forming) dehydrogenase

Systematic name: L-arabinitol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase (L-ribulose-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-20-0


1. Chiang, C. and Knight, S.G. L-Arabinose metabolism by cell-free extracts of Penicillium chrysogenum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 46 (1961) 271-278.

[EC created 1961]

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