Gene Symbol: Bdh2
Description: 3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase 2
Alias: Dhrs6, 3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase type 2, 3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase, type 2, R-beta-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase, dehydrogenase/reductase (SDR family) member 6
Species: rat
Products:     Bdh2

Top Publications

  1. Guo K, Lukacik P, Papagrigoriou E, Meier M, Lee W, Adamski J, et al. Characterization of human DHRS6, an orphan short chain dehydrogenase/reductase enzyme: a novel, cytosolic type 2 R-beta-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:10291-7 pubmed
    Human DHRS6 is a previously uncharacterized member of the short chain dehydrogenases/reductase family and displays significant homologies to bacterial hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenases...
  2. Devireddy L, Hart D, Goetz D, Green M. A mammalian siderophore synthesized by an enzyme with a bacterial homolog involved in enterobactin production. Cell. 2010;141:1006-17 pubmed publisher
    ..We find that the murine enzyme responsible for 2,5-DHBA synthesis, BDH2, is the homolog of bacterial EntA, which catalyzes 2,3-DHBA production during enterobactin biosynthesis...