IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oxaloglycolate reductase (decarboxylating)

Reaction: D-glycerate + NAD(P)+ + CO2 = 2-hydroxy-3-oxosuccinate + NAD(P)H + 2 H+

Systematic name: D-glycerate:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase (carboxylating)

Comments: Also reduces hydroxypyruvate to D-glycerate and glyoxylate to glycolate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-28-5


1. Kohn, L.D. and Jakoby, W.B. Tartaric acid metabolism. VI. Crystalline oxaloglycolate reductive decarboxylase. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 2486-2493. [PMID: 4385076]

[EC created 1972]

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