Cyclebase 3.0

Cell-cycle regulation database

TKL2 [YBR117C]

Transketolase, similar to Tkl1p; catalyzes conversion of xylulose-5-phosphate and ribose-5-phosphate to sedoheptulose-7-phosphate and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate in the pentose phosphate pathway; needed for synthesis of aromatic amino acids

Synonyms:  TKL2,  TKL2p,  TKT2_YEAST,  YBR0912,  YBR117C ...

Linkouts:  UniProt