IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: gluconate 2-dehydrogenase (acceptor)

Reaction: D-gluconate + acceptor = 2-dehydro-D-gluconate + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): gluconate oxidase; gluconate dehydrogenase; gluconic dehydrogenase; D-gluconate dehydrogenase; gluconic acid dehydrogenase; 2-ketogluconate reductase; D-gluconate dehydrogenase, 2-keto-D-gluconate-yielding; D-gluconate:(acceptor) 2-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: D-gluconate:acceptor 2-oxidoreductase

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9028-81-3


1. Matsushita, K., Shinagawa, E. and Ameyama, M. D-Gluconate dehydrogenases from bacteria, 2-keto-D-gluconate-yielding membrane-bound. Methods Enzymol. 89 (1982) 187-193.

2. Ramakrishnan, T. and Campbell, J.J.R. Gluconic dehydrogenase of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 17 (1955) 122-127.

[EC created 1961, modified 1976, modified 1989]

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