MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004802 - transketolase activity

Synonyms: glycoaldehyde transferase activity, glycolaldehydetransferase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reversible transfer of a 2-carbon ketol group (CH2OH-CO-) from a ketose phosphate donor to an aldose phosphate acceptor.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016744 - transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups

Term Members:
transketolase I (tktA) ,
transketolase II (tktB)

Unification Links: GO:0004802

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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