EC - Galactitol-1-phosphate 5-dehydrogenase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
galactitol-1-phosphate 5-dehydrogenase
Other name:
gatD (gene name)
Systematic name:
galactitol-1-phosphate:NAD+ oxidoreductase




The enzyme from the bacterium Escherichia coli is involved in a galactitol degradation pathway. It contains two zinc atoms per subunit.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00058
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008868
CAS Registry Number: 167618-25-9


  1. Nobelmann, B. and Lengeler, J.W.
    Sequence of the gat operon for galactitol utilization from a wild-type strain EC3132 of Escherichia coli.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1262: 69-72 (1995). [PMID: 7772602]
  2. Benavente, R., Esteban-Torres, M., Kohring, G. W., Cortes-Cabrera, A., Sanchez-Murcia, P. A., Gago, F., Acebron, I., de las Rivas, B., Munoz, R., Mancheno, J. M.
    Enantioselective oxidation of galactitol 1-phosphate by galactitol-1-phosphate 5-dehydrogenase from Escherichia coli.
    Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 71: 1540-1554 (2015). [PMID: 26143925]

[EC created 1999]