1.1.1.185: L-glycol dehydrogenase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about L-glycol dehydrogenase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

an L-glycol
+
NAD(P)+
=
A 2-hydroxycarbonyl compound
+
NAD(P)H
+
H+

Synonyms

glycol (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate)) dehydrogenase, L-(+)-glycol:NAD(P) oxidoreductase, L-glycol dehydrogenase (NAD+), L-glycol:NAD(P) dehydrogenase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.1 Acting on the CH-OH group of donors
             1.1.1 With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
                1.1.1.185 L-glycol dehydrogenase

Systematic Name

Systematic Name on EC 1.1.1.185 - L-glycol dehydrogenase

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SYSTEMATIC NAME
IUBMB Comments
L-glycol:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase
The 2-hydroxycarbonyl compound formed can be further oxidized to a vicinal dicarbonyl compound. In the reverse direction, vicinal diketones, glyceraldehyde, glyoxal, methylglyoxal, 2-oxo-hydroxyketones and 2-ketoacid esters can be reduced.