KEGG   ENZYME: 1.1.1.16Help
Entry
EC 1.1.1.16                 Enzyme                                 

Name
galactitol 2-dehydrogenase;
dulcitol dehydrogenase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-OH group of donors;
With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
galactitol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
galactitol + NAD+ = D-tagatose + NADH + H+ [RN:R02928]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
galactitol [CPD:C01697];
NAD+ [CPD:C00003]
Product
D-tagatose [CPD:C00795];
NADH [CPD:C00004];
H+ [CPD:C00080]
Comment
Also converts other alditols containing an L-threo-configuration adjacent to a primary alcohol group into the corresponding sugars.
History
EC 1.1.1.16 created 1961
Pathway
Galactose metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:13373783]
  Authors
SHAW DR.
  Title
Polyol dehydrogenases.  3.  Galactitol dehydrogenase and D-iditol dehydrogenase.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 64 (1956) 394-405.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9028-23-3

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