EC - Mannitol dehydrogenase (cytochrome)

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Accepted name:
mannitol dehydrogenase (cytochrome)
Other name:
polyol dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
D-mannitol:ferricytochrome-c 2-oxidoreductase



Acts on polyols with a D-lyxo configuration, such as D-mannitol and D-sorbitol.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050087
CAS Registry Number: 37250-78-5


  1. Arcus, A.C. and Edson, N.L.
    Polyol dehydrogenases. 2. The polyol dehydrogenases of Acetobacter suboxydans and Candida utilis.
    Biochem. J. 64: 385-394 (1956). [PMID: 13373782]
  2. Cho, N.C., Kim, K. and Jhon, D.Y.
    Purification and characterization of polyol dehydrogenase from Gluconobacter melanogenus.
    Han'guk Saenghwa Hakhaochi 23: 172-178 (1990).

[EC created 1961]