IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannitol dehydrogenase (cytochrome)

Reaction: D-mannitol + ferricytochrome c = D-fructose + ferrocytochrome c

Other name(s): polyol dehydrogenase

Systematic name: D-mannitol:ferricytochrome-c 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: Acts on polyols with a D-lyxo configuration, such as D-mannitol and D-sorbitol.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-78-5


1 Arcus, A.C. and Edson, N.L. Polyol dehydrogenases. 2. The polyol dehydrogenases of Acetobacter suboxydans and Candida utilis. Biochem. J. 64 (1956) 385-394.

2. Cho, N.C., Kim, K. and Jhon, D.Y. Purification and characterization of polyol dehydrogenase from Gluconobacter melanogenus. Han'guk Saenghwa Hakhaochi 23 (1990) 172-178.

[EC created 1961]

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