IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannose isomerase

Reaction: D-mannose = D-fructose

Other name(s): D-mannose isomerase; D-mannose ketol-isomerase

Systematic name: D-mannose aldose-ketose-isomerase

Comments: Also acts on D-lyxose and D-rhamnose.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9031-25-8


1. Palleroni, N.J. and Doudoroff, M. Mannose isomerase of Pseudomonas saccharophila. J. Biol. Chem. 218 (1956) 535-548.

[EC created 1961]

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