IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 15-hydroxyprostaglandin-D dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: (5Z,13E)-(15S)-9α,15-dihydroxy-11-oxoprosta-5,13-dienoate + NADP+ = (5Z,13E)-9α-hydroxy-11,15-dioxoprosta-5,13-dienoate + NADPH + H+

Other name(s): prostaglandin-D 15-dehydrogenase (NADP); dehydrogenase, prostaglandin D2; NADP-PGD2 dehydrogenase; dehydrogenase, 15-hydroxyprostaglandin (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate); 15-hydroxy PGD2 dehydrogenase; 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (NADP); NADP-dependent 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase; prostaglandin D2 dehydrogenase; NADP-linked 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase; NADP-specific 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase; NADP-linked prostaglandin D2 dehydrogenase; 15-hydroxyprostaglandin-D dehydrogenase (NADP)

Systematic name: (5Z,13E)-(15S)-9α,15-dihydroxy-11-oxoprosta-5,13-dienoate:NADP+ 15-oxidoreductase

Comments: Specific for prostaglandins D [cf. EC 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (NAD+) and EC 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (NADP+)].

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 84399-95-1


1. Watanabe, K., Shimizu, T., Iguchi, S., Wakatsuka, H., Hayashi, M. and Hayaishi, O. An NADP-linked prostaglandin D dehydrogenase in swine brain. J. Biol. Chem. 255 (1980) 1779-1882. [PMID: 7354056]

[EC created 1984, modified 1990]

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