IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycerol-3-phosphate—glucose phosphotransferase

Reaction: sn-glycerol 3-phosphate + D-glucose = glycerol + D-glucose 6-phosphate

Systematic name: sn-glycerol-3-phosphate:D-glucose 6-phosphotransferase

Comments: Involved in the anaerobic metabolism of sugars in the bloodstream of trypanosomes.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125008-33-5


1. Kiaira, J.K. and Njogu, R.M. Evidence for glycerol 3-phosphate:glucose transphosphorylase activity in bloodstream Trypanosoma brucei brucei. Int. J. Biochem. 21 (1989) 839-845. [PMID: 2555230]

[EC created 1992]

Return to EC 2.7.1 home page
Return to EC 2.7 home page
Return to EC 2 home page
Return to Enzymes home page
Return to IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page