EC - Glucuronate reductase

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Accepted name:
glucuronate reductase
Other names:
D-glucuronate dehydrogenase
D-glucuronate reductase
L-hexonate:NADP dehydrogenase
NADP-L-gulonate dehydrogenase
TPN-L-gulonate dehydrogenase
L-glucuronate reductase [incorrect]
glucuronate dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
L-gulonate:NADP+ 6-oxidoreductase



Also reduces D-galacturonate. May be identical with EC [alcohol dehydrogenase (NADP+)].

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047939
CAS Registry Number: 9028-29-9


  1. Sivak, A. and Hoffmann-Ostenhof, O.
    Enzymes of meso-inositol catabolism in the yeast Schwanniomyces occidentalis.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 53 : 426-428 (1961).
  2. von Wartburg, J.P. and Wermoth, B.
    Aldehyde reductase.
    In: Jakoby, W.B. (Ed.) Enzymatic Basis of Detoxication vol. 1 , Academic Press , New York , 1980 , 249-260
  3. York, J.L., Grollman, A.P. and Bublitz, C.
    TPN-L-gulonate dehydrogenase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 47 : 298-306 (1961).

[EC created 1961]