IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: triose-phosphate isomerase

Reaction: D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate = glycerone phosphate

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Other name(s): phosphotriose isomerase; triose phosphoisomerase; triose phosphate mutase; D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate ketol-isomerase

Systematic name: D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate aldose-ketose-isomerase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9023-78-3


1. Meyer-Arendt, E., Beisenherz, G. and Bücher, T. Triosephosphate isomerase. Naturwissenschaften 40 (1953) 59 only.

2. Meyerhof, O. and Beck, L.V. Triosephosphate isomerase. J. Biol. Chem. 156 (1944) 109-120.

[EC created 1961]

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