Reaction: L-threonate + NAD+ = 2-dehydro-L-erythronate + NADH + H+
For diagram of reaction click here.
Glossary: L-threonate = (2R,3S)-2,3,4-trihydroxybutanoate
2-dehydro-L-erythronate = (3R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoate
Other name(s): ltnD (gene name)
Systematic name: L-threonate:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from bacteria, is involved in L-threonate catabolism.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Zhang, X., Carter, M.S., Vetting, M.W., San Francisco, B., Zhao, S., Al-Obaidi, N.F., Solbiati, J.O., Thiaville, J.J., de Crecy-Lagard, V., Jacobson, M.P., Almo, S.C. and Gerlt, J.A. Assignment of function to a domain of unknown function: DUF1537 is a new kinase family in catabolic pathways for acid sugars. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 113 (2016) E4161-E4169. [PMID: 27402745]