Reaction: dTDP-6-deoxy-β-L-talose + NAD(P)+ = dTDP-4-dehydro-β-L-rhamnose + NAD(P)H + H+
Glossary: dTDP-4-dehydro-β-L-rhamnose = dTDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-β-L-mannose
dTDP-6-deoxy-β-L-talose = dTDP-β-L-pneumose
Other name(s): tal (gene name)
Systematic name: dTDP-6-deoxy-β-L-talose:NAD(P)+ 4-oxidoreductase
Comments: The enzyme works equally well with NAD+ and NADP+.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Karki, S., Yoo, H.G., Kwon, S.Y., Suh, J.W. and Kwon, H.J. Cloning and in vitro characterization of dTDP-6-deoxy-L-talose biosynthetic genes from Kitasatospora kifunensis featuring the dTDP-6-deoxy-L-lyxo-4-hexulose reductase that synthesizes dTDP-6-deoxy-L-talose. Carbohydr. Res. 345 (2010) 1958-1962. [PMID: 20667525]