IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sorbitol-6-phosphatase

Reaction: sorbitol 6-phosphate + H2O = sorbitol + phosphate

Other name(s): sorbitol-6-phosphate phosphatase

Systematic name: sorbitol-6-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Comments: Acts, very slowly, on hexose 6-phosphates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 80449-21-4


1. Grant, C.R. and ap Rees, T. Sorbitol metabolism by apple seedlings. Phytochemistry 20 (1981) 1505-1511.

[EC created 1984]

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