EC - Ribose 1-dehydrogenase (NADP+)

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Accepted name:
ribose 1-dehydrogenase (NADP+)
Other names:
D-ribose dehydrogenase (NADP+)
Systematic name:
D-ribose:NADP+ 1-oxidoreductase



Also acts, more slowly, on D-xylose and other pentoses.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050259
CAS Registry Number: 37250-46-7


  1. Scher, B.M. and Horecker, B.L.
    Pentose metabolism in Candida. 3. The triphosphopyridine nucleotide-specific polyol dehydrogenase of Candida utilis.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 116: 117-128 (1966). [PMID: 4381350]
  2. Schiwara, H.W., Domschke, W. and Domagk, G.F.
    Über die Zucker-Dehydrogenase in der Säugetierleber. I. Differenzierung verschiedener Zucker-Dehydrogenasen in der Schweineleber durch Disk-Elektrophorese und Ionenaustausch-chromatographie.
    Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 349: 1575-1581 (1968). [PMID: 4393642]

[EC created 1972]