dihydroxyacetone synthase
Enzyme information
Common names
dihydroxyacetone synthase
formaldehyde transketolase
2.2.1.3
EC Number
2.2.1.3
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Formaldehyde + D-Xylulose-5-phosphate = D-Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + Glycerone
Thiamin diphosphate + D-Xylulose-5-phosphate = D-Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + alpha,beta-Dihydroxyethyl-TPP
Formaldehyde + alpha,beta-Dihydroxyethyl-TPP = Thiamin diphosphate + Glycerone