Reaction: D-glucose 6-phosphate + H2O = D-glucose + phosphate
Other name(s): glucose 6-phosphate phosphatase
Systematic name: D-glucose-6-phosphate phosphohydrolase
Comments: Wide distribution in animal tissues. Also catalyses potent transphosphorylations from carbamoyl phosphate, hexose phosphates, diphosphate, phosphoenolpyruvate and nucleoside di- and triphosphates, to D-glucose, D-mannose, 3-methyl-D-glucose or 2-deoxy-D-glucose [cf. EC 126.96.36.199 (phosphoramidatehexose phosphotransferase), EC 188.8.131.52 (diphosphateglycerol phosphotransferase) and EC 184.108.40.206 (phosphoamidase)].
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9001-39-2
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