IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: fructuronate reductase

Reaction: D-mannonate + NAD+ = D-fructuronate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): mannonate oxidoreductase; mannonic dehydrogenase; D-mannonate dehydrogenase; D-mannonate:NAD oxidoreductase

Systematic name: D-mannonate:NAD+ 5-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also reduces D-tagaturonate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-44-8


1. Hickman, J. and Ashwell, G. Uronic acid metabolism in bacteria. II. Purification and properties of D-altronic acid and D-mannonic acid dehyrogenases in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1566-1570.

2. Kilgore, W.W. and Starr, M.P. Catabolism of galacturonic and glucuronic acids by Erwinia carotovora. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 2227-2235.

[EC created 1965]

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