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 galactitol-1-phosphate:NAD+ oxidoreductase. This enzyme participates in galactose metabolism. It employs one cofactor, zinc.
Monitoring of Biochemical Status in Children with Duarte Galactosemia: Utility of Galactose, Galactitol, Galactonate, and Galactose 1-Phosphate
Jul 01, 2010; BACKGROUND: Duarte galactosemia (DG) is frequently detected in newborn-screening programs. DG patients do not manifest the...