Also acts on N-acetylgalactosamine and, more slowly, on N-acetylmannosamine. Anomeric specificity was tested with N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, and it was shown that the enzyme is specific for the alpha anomer.
EC 22.214.171.124 created 1992
Horiuchi, T. and Kurokawa, T.
Purification and characterization of N-acetyl-D-hexosamine dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas sp no 53.