IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycerate dehydrogenase

Reaction: D-glycerate + NAD+ = hydroxypyruvate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): D-glycerate dehydrogenase; hydroxypyruvate reductase; (R)-glycerate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Systematic name: D-glycerate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-37-9


1. Holzer, H. and Holldorf, A. Isolation of a D-glycerate dehydrogenase, its properties, and its use for the optical determination of hydroxypyruvate in the presence of pyruvate. Biochem. Z. 329 (1957) 292-312 (in German). [PMID: 13522707]

2. Stafford, H.A., Magaldi, A. and Vennesland, B. The enzymatic reduction of hydroxypyruvic acid to D-glyceric acid in higher plants. J. Biol. Chem. 207 (1954) 621-629. [PMID: 13163046]

[EC created 1961]

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