Fructose-bisphosphate aldolase


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H3N+—enz represents the side chain of a lysine residue of the enzyme
Overall reaction:

fructose 1,6-bisphosphate = D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate + glycerone phosphate

The transformation is shown in the direction it occurs in glycolysis; the direction is the reverse in the Calvin cycle and pentose phosphate pathway.

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