EC - D-galactose 1-dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
D-galactose 1-dehydrogenase
Other names:
β-galactose dehydrogenase [ambiguous]
D-galactose dehydrogenase
NAD-dependent D-galactose dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
D-galactose:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase



This enzyme is part of the De Ley-Doudoroff pathway, which is used by some bacteria during growth on D-galactose.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0019151
CAS Registry Number: 9028-54-0


  1. De Ley, J. and Doudoroff, M.
    The metabolism of D-galactose in Pseudomonas saccharophila.
    J. Biol. Chem. 227: 745-757 (1957). [PMID: 13462997]
  2. Hu, A.S.L. and Cline, A.L.
    The regulation of some sugar dehydrogenases in a pseudomonad.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 93: 237-245 (1964). [PMID: 14251301]

[EC created 1961,modified 2011]