Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
alkaline phosphataseInferred from experiment: phoA
α-D-glucose-1-phosphataseInferred from experiment: yihX
glucose-1-phosphataseInferred from experiment: agp
sugar phosphatase: ybiV
sugar phosphatase: yidA
phosphosugar phosphatase: yigL

In Pathway: glucose and glucose-1-phosphate degradation

Reaction Locations: periplasm (sensu Gram-negative Bacteria), cytosol

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: glucose-1-phosphatase

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts, more slowly, on D-galactose 1-phosphate.

Citations: [Faulkner55, Turner60]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reaction of [a sugar phosphate + H2O → a sugar + phosphate] (
i1: α-D-glucopyranose 1-phosphate + H2O → D-glucopyranose + phosphate (

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Faulkner55: Faulkner P (1955). "A hexose-1-phosphatase in silkworm blood." Biochem J 60(4);590-6. PMID: 13249953

Turner60: Turner DH, Turner JF (1960). "The hydrolysis of glucose monophosphates by a phosphatase preparation from pea seeds." Biochem J 74;486-91. PMID: 13839934

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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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