IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphogluconate 2-dehydrogenase

Reaction: 6-phospho-D-gluconate + NAD(P)+ = 6-phospho-2-dehydro-D-gluconate + NAD(P)H + H+

Other name(s): 6-phosphogluconic dehydrogenase; phosphogluconate dehydrogenase; gluconate 6-phosphate dehydrogenase; 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD); 2-keto-6-phosphogluconate reductase

Systematic name: 6-phospho-D-gluconate:NAD(P)+ 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9001-82-5


1. Frampton, E.W. and Wood, W.A. Carbohydrate oxidation by Pseudomonas fluorescens. VI. Conversion of 2-keto-6-phosphogluconate to pyruvate. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2571-2577.

[EC created 1961]

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