IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: diphosphate—glycerol phosphotransferase

Reaction: diphosphate + glycerol = phosphate + glycerol 1-phosphate

Other name(s): PPi-glycerol phosphotransferase; pyrophosphate-glycerol phosphotransferase

Systematic name: diphosphate:glycerol 1-phosphotransferase

Comments: May be identical with EC glucose-6-phosphatase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-13-0


1. Stetten, M.R. Enzymatic synthesis of glycerol I-phosphate. Elevation in diabetic and fasted animals, compared with glucose-6-phosphatase and related enzyme activities. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 208 (1970) 394-403. [PMID: 4319153]

[EC created 1972]

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