If an enzyme name is shown in bold, there is experimental evidence for this enzymatic activity.
Locations of Mapped Genes:
|Superclasses:||Degradation/Utilization/Assimilation → Carbohydrates Degradation → Sugars Degradation|
Fructose can serve as the sole source of carbon for E. coli. It is taken up via the fructose PTS permease, entering the cell in the form of fructose-1-phosphate. 1-phosphofructokinase subsequently phosphorylates the C-6 carbon to form fructose-1,6-bisphosphate, which can enter glycolysis I (from glucose 6-phosphate).
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Orchard90: Orchard LM, Kornberg HL (1990). "Sequence similarities between the gene specifying 1-phosphofructokinase (fruK), genes specifying other kinases in Escherichia coli K12, and lacC of Staphylococcus aureus." Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1990;242(1304);87-90. PMID: 1981619
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