IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphogluconate dehydratase

Reaction: 6-phospho-D-gluconate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate + H2O

Other name(s): 6-phosphogluconate dehydratase; 6-phosphogluconic dehydrase; gluconate-6-phosphate dehydratase; gluconate 6-phosphate dehydratase; 6-phosphogluconate dehydrase; 6-phospho-D-gluconate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: 6-phospho-D-gluconate hydro-lyase(2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-33-3


1. Meloche, H.P. and Wood, W.A. The mechanism of 6-phosphogluconic dehydrase. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 3505-3510.

[EC created 1961]

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