Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

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

In Pathway: glucose and glucose-1-phosphate degradation

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

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, 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 (

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC: , ENZYME:EC: , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


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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