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Accepted name: transaldolase
Reaction: sedoheptulose 7-phosphate + D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate = D-erythrose 4-phosphate + D-fructose 6-phosphate
For diagram of reaction, click here, of mechanism, click here and for diagram of the later stages of the pentose-phosphate pathway, click here
Other name(s): dihydroxyacetonetransferase; dihydroxyacetone synthase (incorrect); formaldehyde transketolase (incorrect)
Systematic name: sedoheptulose-7-phosphate:D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate glyceronetransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9014-46-4
1.  Horecker, B.L. and Smyrniotis, P.Z. Purification and properties of yeast transaldolase. J. Biol. Chem. 212 (1955) 811–825. [PMID: 14353883]
2.  Racker, E. Transaldolase. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Ed.), The Enzymes, 2nd edn, vol. 5, Academic Press, New York, 1961, pp. 407–412.
3.  Tsolas, O. and Horecker, B.L. Transaldolase. In: Boyer, P.D. (Ed.), The Enzymes, 3rd edn, vol. 7, Academic Press, New York, 1972, pp. 259–280.
[EC created 1961]

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