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Entry
EC 5.3.1.20                 Enzyme                                 

Name
ribose isomerase;
D-ribose isomerase;
D-ribose ketol-isomerase
Class
Isomerases;
Intramolecular oxidoreductases;
Interconverting aldoses and ketoses, and related compounds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
D-ribose aldose-ketose-isomerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
D-ribose = D-ribulose [RN:R01081]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
D-ribose [CPD:C00121]
Product
D-ribulose [CPD:C00309]
Comment
Also acts on L-lyxose and L-rhamnose.
History
EC 5.3.1.20 created 1978
Reference
1  [PMID:240851]
  Authors
Izumori K, Rees AW, Elbein AD.
  Title
Purification, crystallization, and properties of D-ribose isomerase from Mycobacterium smegmatis.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 250 (1975) 8085-7.
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CAS: 
57534-76-6

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