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TKL2 / YBR117C Sequence

Sequences and genome annotation information for Reference Strain S288C and a select set of Alternative References.


Protein Product
transketolase TKL2
Feature Type
ORF , Verified
Description
Transketolase; catalyzes conversion of xylulose-5-phosphate and ribose-5-phosphate to sedoheptulose-7-phosphate and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate in the pentose phosphate pathway; needed for synthesis of aromatic amino acids; TKL2 has a paralog, TKL1, that arose from the whole genome duplication 1 2
Paralog
TKL1 2
EC Number
2.2.1.1

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