Ribose 5-phosphate isomerase | definition of ribose 5-phosphate isomerase by Medical dictionary
ribose 5-phosphate isomerase
ri·bose 5-phos·phate i·som·er·ase
an enzyme catalyzing interconversion of d-ribose 5-phosphate and d-ribulose 5-phosphate; of importance in ribose metabolism and in the pentose phosphate pathway.
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TP53mutated breast cancer shows upregulation of PGD, TK, and ribose 5-phosphate isomerase
Yellow color marked pathway is the pentose phosphate pathway; the number in parenthesis is the gene copy found in the genome; GalK: galactokinase (EC 2.71.6); GalE: UDP-glucose 4-epimerase (EC 184.108.40.206); GalT: UDP-glucose-hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase (EC 220.127.116.11); GalU: UTP-glucose-1- phosphate uridylyltransferase (EC 2.7.79); PGM: phosphoglucomutase (EC 18.104.22.168); XI: xylose isomerase (EC 22.214.171.124); XK: xylulokinase (EC 2.71.17); AI: arabinose isomerase (EC 126.96.36.199); RK: ribulokinase (EC 2.71.16); RI: ribose 5-phosphate isomerase
(EC 188.8.131.52); RPE: ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase (EC 184.108.40.206); TKL: transketolase (EC 220.127.116.11); TAL: transaldolase (EC 18.104.22.168).