IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Reaction: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine + NAD+ = UDP-2-acetamido-3-dehydro-2-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranose + NADH + H+

Systematic name: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine:NAD+ 3-oxidoreductase

Comments: The enzyme from the archaeon Methanococcus maripaludis is is activated by KCl (200 mM).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Namboori, S.C. and Graham, D.E. Enzymatic analysis of uridine diphosphate N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. Anal. Biochem. 381 (2008) 94-100. [PMID: 18634748]

[EC created 2014]

Return to EC 1.1.1 home page
Return to EC 1.1 home page
Return to EC 1 home page
Return to Enzymes home page
Return to IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page