EC - Glycerol dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
glycerol dehydrogenase
Other names:
NAD-linked glycerol dehydrogenase
glycerin dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
glycerol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase



Also acts on propane-1,2-diol.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00059
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008888
CAS Registry Number: 9028-14-2


  1. Asnis, R.E. and Brodie, A.F.
    A glycerol dehydrogenase from Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 203 : 153-159 (1953).
  2. Burton, R.M. and Kaplan, N.O.
    A DPN specific glycerol dehydrogenase from Aerobacter aerogenes.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 75 : 1005-1007 (1953).
  3. Lin, E.C.C. and Magasanik, B.
    The activation of glycerol dehydrogenase from Aerobacter aerogenes by monovalent cations.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235 : 1820-1823 (1960).

[EC created 1961]