G6PC2 hydrolyzes glucose 6-phosphate to form glucose and orthophosphate (islet)

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-3266566
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Synonyms
alpha-D-Glucose 6-phosphate + H2O => alpha-D-Glucose + Orthophosphate (G6PC2 - islet)
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Summation

Glucose-6-phosphatase 2 (G6PC2), associated with the endoplasmic reticulum membrane catalyzes the hydrolysis of glucose-6-phosphate to glucose and orthophosphate. This reaction is essentially irreversible. In the body, this enzyme is islet cells of the pancreas (Petrolonis et al. 2004).

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Catalyst Activity
Title
glucose-6-phosphatase activity of G6PC2 [endoplasmic reticulum membrane]
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