IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycerol-3-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: sn-glycerol 3-phosphate + NADP+ = D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): glycerol phosphate (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) dehydrogenase; L-glycerol 3-phosphate:NADP oxidoreductase; glycerin-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; NADPH-dependent glycerin-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; glycerol-3-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase (NADP); NADP-specific glycerol 3-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase

Systematic name: sn-glycerol-3-phosphate:NADP+ 1-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37213-46-0


1. Glushankov, P.E., Epifanova, V.E. and Kolotilova, A.I. Pentose phosphate pathway of carbohydrate metabolism and NADP-dependent glycerol 3-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in some white rat tissues. [in Russian] Biokhimiya 41 (1976) 1788-1790.

2. Wood, T. Catalysis of pentose phosphate pathway reactions by cytoplasmic fractions from muscle, uterus and liver of the rat, and the presence of a reduced nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate-triose phosphate oxidoreductase in rat muscle. Biochem. J. 138 (1974) 71-76. [PMID: 4152128]

[EC created 1980, modified 1980]

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