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EC 1.1.1.366     
Accepted name: L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase (NAD+)
Reaction: L-idonate + NAD+ = 5-dehydro-D-gluconate + NADH + H+
Systematic name: L-idonate:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: Involved in the catabolism of ascorbate (vitamin C) to tartrate. No activity is observed with NADP+ (cf. EC 1.1.1.264, L-idonate 5-dehydrogenase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  DeBolt, S., Cook, D.R. and Ford, C.M. L-tartaric acid synthesis from vitamin C in higher plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103 (2006) 5608–5613. [PMID: 16567629]
[EC 1.1.1.366 created 2013]
 
 


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