IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyridoxine 5-dehydrogenase

Reaction: pyridoxine + acceptor = isopyridoxal + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): pyridoxal-5-dehydrogenase; pyridoxol 5-dehydrogenase; pyridoxin 5-dehydrogenase; pyridoxine dehydrogenase; pyridoxine 5'-dehydrogenase; pyridoxine:(acceptor) 5-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: pyridoxine:acceptor 5-oxidoreductase

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-39-6


1. Sundaram, T.K. and Snell, E.E. The bacterial oxidation of vitamin B6. V. The enzymatic formation of pyridoxal and isopyridoxal from pyridoxine. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 2577-2584. [PMID: 5769992]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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