IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sorbose dehydrogenase

Reaction: L-sorbose + acceptor = 5-dehydro-D-fructose + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): L-sorbose:(acceptor) 5-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: L-sorbose:acceptor 5-oxidoreductase

Comments: 2,6-Dichloroindophenol can act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-86-5


1. Sato, K., Yamada, Y., Aida, K. and Uemara, T. Enzymatic studies on the oxidation of sugar and sugar alcohol. 8. Particle-bound L-sorbose dehydrogenase from Gluconobacter suboxydans. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 66 (1969) 521-527. [PMID: 5354025]

[EC created 1972]

Return to EC 1.1.99 home page
Return to EC 1.1 home page
Return to EC 1 home page
Return to Enzymes home page
Return to IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page