Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008929 - methylglyoxal synthase activity

Synonyms: glycerone-phosphate phospho-lyase (methylglyoxal-forming), glycerone-phosphate phospho-lyase activity, methylglyoxal synthetase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: glycerone phosphate = methylglyoxal + phosphate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016838 - carbon-oxygen lyase activity, acting on phosphates

Term Members:
methylglyoxal synthase (mgsA)

Unification Links: GO:0008929

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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