IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dTDP-galactose 6-dehydrogenase

Reaction: dTDP-D-galactose + 2 NADP+ + H2O = dTDP-D-galacturonate + 2 NADPH + 2 H+

Other name(s): thymidine-diphosphate-galactose dehydrogenase

Systematic name: dTDP-D-galactose:NADP+ 6-oxidoreductase

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1. Katan, R. and Avigad, G. NADP dependent oxidation of TDP-glucose by an enzyme system from sugar beets. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 24 (1966) 18-24. [PMID: 4381717]

[EC created 1984, modified 2002]

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