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Accepted name: UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose + 2 NAD+ + H2O = UDP-α-D-glucuronate + 2 NADH + 2 H+
For diagram of the biosynthesis of UDP-α-D-glucose, UDP-α-D-galactose and UDP-α-D-glucuronate, click here
Other name(s): UDP-glucose dehydrogenase; uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase; UDPG dehydrogenase; UDPG:NAD oxidoreductase; UDP-α-D-glucose:NAD oxidoreductase; UDP-glucose:NAD+ oxidoreductase; uridine diphosphate glucose dehydrogenase; UDP-D-glucose dehydrogenase; uridine diphosphate D-glucose dehydrogenase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:NAD+ 6-oxidoreductase
Comments: Also acts on UDP-α-D-2-deoxyglucose.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-26-6
1.  Druzhinina, T.N., Kusov, Y.Y., Shibaev, V.N., Kochetkov, N.K., Biely, P., Kucar, S. and Bauer, S. Uridine diphosphate 2-deoxyglucose. Chemical synthesis, enzymic oxidation and epimerization. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 381 (1975) 301–307. [DOI] [PMID: 1091296]
2.  Maxwell, E.S., Kalckar, H.M. and Strominger, J.L. Some properties of uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 65 (1956) 2–10. [DOI] [PMID: 13373402]
3.  Strominger, J.L. and Mapson, L.W. Uridine diphosphoglucose dehydrogenase of pea seedlings. Biochem. J. 66 (1957) 567–572. [PMID: 13459898]
4.  Strominger, J.L., Maxwell, E.S., Axelrod, J. and Kalckar, H.M. Enzymatic formation of uridine diphosphogluconic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 224 (1957) 79–90. [PMID: 13398389]
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