EC 4.1.2.9 - Phosphoketolase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.2.9

Names

Accepted name:
phosphoketolase
Other names:
xylulose-5-phosphate phosphoketolase
D-xylulose-5-phosphate D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate-lyase (phosphate-acetylating)
Systematic name:
D-xylulose-5-phosphate D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate-lyase (adding phosphate; acetyl-phosphate-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A thiamine-diphosphate protein.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050193
CAS Registry Number: 9031-75-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Heath, E.C., Hurwitz, J., Horecker, B.L. and Ginsburg, A.
    Pentose fermentation by Lactobacillus plantarum. I. The cleavage of xylulose 5-phosphate by phosphoketolase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 231: 1009-1029 (1958). [PMID: 13539033]
  2. Schramm, M., Klybas, V. and Racker, E.
    Phospholytic cleavage of fructose-6-phosphate by fructose-6-phosphate phosphoketolase from Acetobacter xylinum.
    J. Biol. Chem. 233: 1283-1288 (1958). [PMID: 13610828]

[EC 4.1.2.9 created 1961]