This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-OH group of donor with NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is myo-inositol:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include myo-inositol 2-dehydrogenase, myo-inositol:NAD+ oxidoreductase, inositol dehydrogenase, and myo-inositol dehydrogenase. This enzyme participates in inositol metabolism and inositol phosphate metabolism.
US Patent Issued to Hokko Chemical Industry on April 2 for "Method for Producing Scyllo-Inositol" (Japanese Inventors)
Apr 02, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 2 -- United States Patent no. 8,409,833, issued on April 2, was assigned to Hokko Chemical Industry Co....