IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ribitol-5-phosphate 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-ribitol 5-phosphate + NAD(P)+ = D-ribulose 5-phosphate + NAD(P)H + H+

Other name(s): ribitol 5-phosphate dehydrogenase

Systematic name: D-ribitol-5-phosphate:NAD(P)+ 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum, can use both NAD+ and NADP+ as electron acceptor [cf. EC, ribitol-5-phosphate 2-dehydrogenase (NADP+)].

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37250-67-2


1. Glaser, L. Ribitol-5-phosphate dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus plantarum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 67 (1963) 525-530. [PMID: 13948358]

[EC created 1972, modified 2017]

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