xylulose 5-phosphate <=> D-ribulose 5-phosphate

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R-HSA-199803
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Homo sapiens
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Cytosolic ribulose-5-phosphate-3-epimerase (RPE) catalyzes the reversible interconversion of D-xylulose 5-phosphate and D-ribulose 5-phosphate (Bose and 1985). The electrophoretic properties of RPE activity detected in extracts of mouse-human somatic cell hybrids suggest that the active form of the enzyme is a homodimer (Spencer and Hopkinson 1980).

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D-ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase activity of RPE:Fe2+ dimers [cytosol]

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Rhea
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