EC - D-threo-aldose 1-dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
D-threo-aldose 1-dehydrogenase
Other names:
(2S,3R)-aldose dehydrogenase
L-fucose (D-arabinose) dehydrogenase
L-fucose dehydrogenase
dehydrogenase, L-fucose
Systematic name:
D-threo-aldose:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase



Acts on L-fucose, D-arabinose and L-xylose; the animal enzyme was also shown to act on L-arabinose, and the enzyme from Pseudomonas caryophylli on L-glucose.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047834
CAS Registry Number: 9082-70-6


  1. Sasajima, K.-I. and Sinskey, A.J.
    Oxidation of L-glucose by a Pseudomonad.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 571: 120-126 (1979). [PMID: 40609]
  2. Schachter, H., Sarney, J., McGuire, E.J. and Roseman, S.
    Isolation of diphosphopyridine nucleotide-dependent L-fucose dehydrogenase from pork liver.
    J. Biol. Chem. 244: 4785-4792 (1969). [PMID: 4309152]

[EC created 1972]