IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: rhamnulose-1-phosphate aldolase

Reaction: L-rhamnulose 1-phosphate = glycerone phosphate + (S)-lactaldehyde

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): rhamnulose phosphate aldolase; L-rhamnulose 1-phosphate aldolase; L-rhamnulose-phosphate aldolase; L-rhamnulose-1-phosphate lactaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: L-rhamnulose-1-phosphate lactaldehyde-lyase (glycerone-phosphate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9054-58-4


1. Chiu, T.-H. and Feingold, D.S. L-Rhamnulose 1-phosphate aldolase from Escherichia coli. Crystallization and properties. Biochemistry 8 (1969) 98-108. [PMID: 4975916]

2. Sawada, H. and Takagi, Y. The metabolism of L-rhamnose in Escherichia coli. 3. L-Rhamulose-phosphate aldolase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 92 (1964) 26-32.

[EC created 1972]

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