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Accepted name: deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase
Reaction: 2-deoxy-D-ribose 5-phosphate = D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + acetaldehyde
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Other name(s): phosphodeoxyriboaldolase; deoxyriboaldolase; deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase; 2-deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase; 2-deoxy-D-ribose-5-phosphate acetaldehyde-lyase
Systematic name: 2-deoxy-D-ribose-5-phosphate acetaldehyde-lyase (D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-97-5
1.  Hoffee, P.A. 2-Deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase of Salmonella typhimurium: purification and properties. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 126 (1968) 795–802. [DOI] [PMID: 4879701]
2.  Jedziniak, J.A. and Lionetti, F.J. Purification and properties of deoxyriboaldolase from human erythrocytes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 212 (1970) 478–487. [DOI] [PMID: 4989681]
3.  Racker, E. Enzymatic synthesis and breakdown of desoxyribose phosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 196 (1952) 347–365. [PMID: 12980976]
4.  Hoffee, P. Rosen, O.M. and Horecker, B.L. The mechanism of action of aldolases. VI. Crystallization of deoxyribose 5-phosphate aldolase and the number of active sites. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 1512–1516. [PMID: 14285485]
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