mannose-6-phosphate isomerasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the reversible isomerization of d-mannose-6-phosphate to form d-fructose-6-phosphate, an important step in glycolysis.

Chemical name: D-Mannose-6-phosphate ketol isomerase

Registry number: EC 5.3.1.8

(12 Dec 1998)