IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-sorbitol dehydrogenase (acceptor)

Reaction: D-sorbitol + acceptor = L-sorbose + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): D-sorbitol:(acceptor) 1-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: D-sorbitol:acceptor 1-oxidoreductase

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 86178-94-1


1. Shinagawa, E. and Ameyama, M. Purification and characterization of D-sorbitol dehydrogenase from membrane of Gluconobacter suboxydans var-alpha. Agric. Biol. Chem. 46 (1982) 135-141.

[EC created 1989]

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