Term Information [More information on transketolase activity]

Accession
GO:0004802
Name
transketolase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
glycoaldehyde transferase activity, glycolaldehydetransferase activity, fructose 6-phosphate:D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate glycolaldehydetransferase activity, sedoheptulose-7-phosphate:D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate glycolaldehydetransferase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reversible transfer of a 2-carbon ketol group (CH2OH-CO-) from a ketose phosphate donor to an aldose phosphate acceptor. Source: GOC:fmc, EC:2.2.1.1
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004802 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of transketolase activity (GO:0004802)
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transketolase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
transketolase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
transketolase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
transketolase activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups (GO:0016744)

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