IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-lactate dehydrogenase

Reaction: (R)-lactate + NAD+ = pyruvate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): lactic acid dehydrogenase; lactic acid dehydrogenase; D-specific lactic dehydrogenase; D-(–)-lactate dehydrogenase (NAD); D-lactic acid dehydrogenase; D-lactic dehydrogenase

Systematic name: (R)-lactate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-36-8


1. Dennis, D. and Kaplan, N.O. D and L-lactic acid dehydrogenase in Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 810-818.

[EC created 1961]

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