EC 18.104.22.168 - Sulfoquinovose isomerase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
40439 [IUBMB]6-sulfo-D-quinovose6-sulfo-D-quinovoseName origin: UniProt - CHECKED (C)Formula: C6H11O8S
Charge: -1ChEBI compound status: CHECKED (C)=
The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Escherichia coli, is involved in the degradation pathway of sulfoquinovose, the polar headgroup of sulfolipids found in the photosynthetic membranes of all higher plants, mosses, ferns, algae, and most photosynthetic bacteria, as well as the surface layer of some archaea.
Links to other databases
Sulphoglycolysis in Escherichia coli K-12 closes a gap in the biogeochemical sulphur cycle.Nature 507 : 114-117 (2014). [PMID: 24463506]
[EC 22.214.171.124 created 2014]