Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009052 - pentose-phosphate shunt, non-oxidative branch

Synonyms: pentose phosphate pathway, non-oxidative branch, pentose phosphate shunt, non-oxidative branch, pentose-phosphate pathway, non-oxidative branch

Definition: The branch of the pentose-phosphate shunt which does not involve oxidation reactions. It comprises a series of sugar phosphate interconversions, starting with ribulose 5-P and producing fructose 6-P and glyceraldehyde 3-P.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019682 - glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate metabolic process,
GO:0019693 - ribose phosphate metabolic process

Part Of:
GO:0006098 - pentose-phosphate shunt

Term Members:
KpLE2 phage-like element; predicted epimerase (sgcE),
allulose-6-phosphate 3-epimerase (alsE),
ribose-5-phosphate isomerase A (rpiA),
transketolase II (tktB),
transketolase I (tktA),
transaldolase B (talB),
ribulose-5-phosphate 3-epimerase (rpe)

Unification Links: GO:0009052


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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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