IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-malate dehydrogenase (decarboxylating)

Reaction: (R)-malate + NAD+ = pyruvate + CO2 + NADH

Other name(s): D-malate dehydrogenase; D-malic enzyme; bifunctional L(+)-tartrate dehydrogenase-D(+)-malate (decarboxylating)

Systematic name: (R)-malate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37250-20-7


1. Stern, J.R. and O'Brien, R.W. Oxidation D-malic and β-alkylmalic acids wild-type and mutant strains of Salmonella typhimurium and by Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Bacteriol. 98 (1969) 147-151. [PMID: 4889267]

[EC created 1972]

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