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 18.104.22.168 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]