IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Reaction: D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + NADP+ + H2O = 3-phospho-D-glycerate + NADPH + 2 H+

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): triosephosphate dehydrogenase; dehydrogenase, glyceraldehyde phosphate (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate); glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP); glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP); NADP-glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase; NADP-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate:NADP reductase; nonphosphorylating glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP)

Systematic name: D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9028-92-6


1. Rosenberg, L.L. and Arnon, D.I. The preparation and properties of a new glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from photosynthetic tissues. J. Biol. Chem. 217 (1955) 361-371.

[EC created 1961]

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