EC 220.127.116.119 - Sorbose reductase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
- D-glucitol + NADP+ = L-sorbose + NADPH + H+
The reaction occurs predominantly in the reverse direction. This enzyme can also convert D-fructose into D-mannitol, but more slowly. Belongs in the short-chain dehydrogenase family.
Links to other databases
Candida albicans SOU1 encodes a sorbose reductase required for L-sorbose utilization.Yeast 22 : 957-969 (2005). [PMID: 16134116]
Erratum report. Candida albicans SOU1 encodes a sorbose reductase required for L-sorbose utilization.Yeast 22 : 1171 (2005).
Purification and properties of NADPH-linked L-sorbose reductase from Gluconobacter melanogenus N44-1.Agric. Biol. Chem. 55 : 2043-2049 (1991).
NADPH-dependent L-sorbose reductase is responsible for L-sorbose assimilation in Gluconobacter suboxydans IFO 3291.J. Bacteriol. 184 : 861-863 (2002). [PMID: 11790761]
[EC 18.104.22.1689 created 2006]