EC - Ribitol 2-dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
ribitol 2-dehydrogenase
Other names:
adonitol dehydrogenase
ribitol dehydrogenase A (wild type)
ribitol dehydrogenase B (mutant enzyme with different properties)
ribitol dehydrogenase D (mutant enzyme with different properties)
Systematic name:
ribitol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00060
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050255
CAS Registry Number: 9014-23-7


  1. Hollmann, S. and Touster, O.
    The L-xylulose-xylitol enzyme and other polyol dehydrogenases of guinea pig liver mitochondria.
    J. Biol. Chem. 225: 87-102 (1957).
  2. Nordlie, R.C. and Fromm, H.J.
    Ribitol dehydrogenase. II. Studies on the reaction mechanism.
    J. Biol. Chem. 234: 2523-2531 (1959).
  3. Wood, W.A., McDonough, M.J. and Jacobs, L.B.
    Ribitol and D-arabitol utilization by Aerobacter aerogenes.
    J. Biol. Chem. 236: 2190-2195 (1961).

[EC created 1965]