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ENZYME entry: EC 2.2.1.3

Accepted Name
Formaldehyde transketolase.
Alternative Name(s)
DHAS.
Dihydroxyacetone synthase.
Glycerone synthase.
Reaction catalysed
D-xylulose 5-phosphate + formaldehyde <=> D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + glycerone
Cofactor(s)
Thiamine diphosphate.
Comment(s)
  • Also converts hydroxypyruvate and formaldehyde into glycerone and CO(2).
  • Not identical with EC 2.2.1.1.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00635
BRENDA2.2.1.3
EC2PDB2.2.1.3
ExplorEnz2.2.1.3
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.2.1.3
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.2.1.3
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.2.1.3
IntEnz2.2.1.3
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.2.1.3
MetaCyc2.2.1.3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
O93884, DAS_CANBO;  P06834, DAS_PICAN;  

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