EC - UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase
Other names:
UDP-α-D-glucose:NAD oxidoreductase
UDP-D-glucose dehydrogenase
UDPG dehydrogenase
UDPG:NAD oxidoreductase
UDPglucose 6-dehydrogenase
UDPglucose dehydrogenase
UDPglucose:NAD 6-oxidoreductase
UDPglucose:NAD+ oxidoreductase
uridine diphosphate D-glucose dehydrogenase
uridine diphosphate glucose dehydrogenase
uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:NAD+ 6-oxidoreductase



Also acts on UDP-2-deoxyglucose.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003979
CAS Registry Number: 9028-26-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (47) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Druzhinina, T.N., Kusov, Y.Y., Shibaev, V.N., Kochetkov, N.K., Biely, P., Kucar, S. and Bauer, S.
    Uridine diphosphate 2-deoxyglucose. Chemical synthesis, enzymic oxidation and epimerization.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 381 : 301-307 (1975). [PMID: 1091296]
  2. Maxwell, E.S., Kalckar, H.M. and Strominger, J.L.
    Some properties of uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 65 : 2-10 (1956). [PMID: 13373402]
  3. Strominger, J.L. and Mapson, L.W.
    Uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase of pea seedlings.
    Biochem. J. 66 : 567-572 (1957). [PMID: 13459898]
  4. Strominger, J.L., Maxwell, E.S., Axelrod, J. and Kalckar, H.M.
    Enzymatic formation of uridine diphosphogluconic acid.
    J. Biol. Chem. 224 : 79-90 (1957). [PMID: 13398389]

[EC created 1961]