Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: D-ribulose

Synonyms: D-erythro-pentulose, D-erythropentulose, erythropentulose

Superclasses: all carbohydrates a carbohydrate a glycan a sugar a monosaccharide a pentose a D-pentose
all carbohydrates a carbohydrate a glycan a sugar a monosaccharide a pentose ribulose

Chemical Formula: C5H10O5

Molecular Weight: 150.13 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 150.0528234315 Daltons

D-ribulose compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C5H10O5/c6-1-3(8)5(10)4(9)2-7/h3,5-8,10H,1-2H2/t3-,5-/m1/s1


Unification Links: CAS:5556-48-9 , ChEBI:17173 , ChemSpider:133316 , HMDB:HMDB00621 , KEGG:C00309 , MetaboLights:MTBLC17173 , PubChem:151261

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -181.0

Reactions known to consume the compound:

D-arabinose degradation I :
D-ribulose + ATP → D-ribulose 1-phosphate + ADP + H+

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
a sugar phosphate + H2O → a sugar + phosphate

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

D-arabinose degradation I :
D-arabinopyranose ↔ D-ribulose

In Transport reactions:
a [PTS enzyme I]-Nπ-phospho-L-histidine + a sugar[periplasmic space] → a [PTS enzyme I]-L-histidine + a sugar phosphate[cytosol]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: L-fuculokinase , L-ribulokinase

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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