sugar alcohol dehydrogenasesmedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> Reversibly catalyses the oxidation of a hydroxyl group of sugar alcohols to form a keto sugar, aldehyde or lactone. Any acceptor except molecular oxygen is permitted.

Registry number: EC 1.1.

(12 Dec 1998)

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