EC 5.3.1.6 - Ribose-5-phosphate isomerase

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EC 5.3.1.6

Names

Accepted name:
ribose-5-phosphate isomerase
Other names:
5-phosphoribose isomerase
D-ribose 5-phosphate isomerase
D-ribose-5-phosphate ketol-isomerase
phosphopentosisomerase
phosphoriboisomerase
ribose phosphate isomerase
ribose 5-phosphate epimerase
phosphopentoseisomerase
Systematic name:
D-ribose-5-phosphate aldose-ketose-isomerase

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts on D-ribose 5-diphosphate and D-ribose 5-triphosphate.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004751
CAS Registry Number: 9023-83-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (475) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Dickens, F. and Williamson, D.H.
    Pentose phosphate isomerase and epimerase from animal tissues.
    Biochem. J. 64: 567-578 (1956). [PMID: 13373810]
  2. Horecker, B.L., Smyrniotis, P.Z. and Seegmiller, J.E.
    The enzymatic conversion of 6-phosphogluconate to ribulose-5-phosphate and ribose-5-phosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 193: 383-396 (1951). [PMID: 14907726]
  3. Hurwitz, J., Weissbach, A., Horecker, B.L. and Smyrniotis, P.Z.
    Spinach phosphoribulokinase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 218: 769-783 (1956). [PMID: 13295229]

[EC 5.3.1.6 created 1961]