IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 6-phosphatase

Reaction: β-D-fructose 2,6-bisphosphate + H2O = β-D-fructofuranose 2-phosphate + phosphate

Other name(s): fructose 2,6-bisphosphate-6-phosphohydrolase; fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 6-phosphohydrolase; D-fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 6-phosphohydrolase

Systematic name: β-D-fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 6-phosphohydrolase

Comments: cf. EC fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 2-phosphatase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 111684-53-8


1. Purwin, C., Laux, M. and Holzer, H. Fructose 2-phosphate, an intermediate of the dephosphorylation of fructose 2,6-bisposphate with purified yeast enzyme. Eur. J. Biochem. 164 (1986) 27-30.

2. Purwin, C., Laux, M. and Holzer, H. Fructofuranose 2-phosphate is the product of dephosphorylation of fructose 2,6-bisphosphate. Eur. J. Biochem. 165 (1987) 543-545. [PMID: 3036508]

[EC created 1989]

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