IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: UDP-glucose 4,6-dehydratase

Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose = UDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-α-D-glucose + H2O

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Other name(s): UDP-D-glucose-4,6-hydrolyase; UDP-D-glucose oxidoreductase; UDP-glucose 4,6-hydro-lyase

Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose 4,6-hydro-lyase (UDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-α-D-glucose-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 68189-53-7


1. Kamsteeg, J., van Brederode, J. and van Nigtevecht, G. The formation of UDP-L-rhamnose from UDP-D-glucose by an enzyme preparation of red campion (Silene dioica (L) Clairv) leaves. FEBS Lett. 91 (1978) 281-284. [PMID: 680134]

[EC created 1984]

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