IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropionate reductase

Reaction: D-glycerate + NAD(P)+ = 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate + NAD(P)H + H+

Other name(s): tartronate semialdehyde reductase

Systematic name: (R)-glycerate:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-68-6


1. Gotto, A.M. and Kornberg, H.L. The metabolism of C2 compounds in micro-organisms. 7. Preparation and properties of crystalline tartronic semialdehyde reductase. Biochem. J. 81 (1961) 273-284.

[EC created 1965]

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