MetaCyc Compound: glycerol 2-phosphate

Synonyms: β-glycerol-phosphate, 2-glycerophosphate, b-glycerol-phosphate

Chemical Formula: C3H7O6P

Molecular Weight: 170.06 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 172.01367453150002 Daltons

glycerol 2-phosphate compound structure

SMILES: C(C(CO)OP([O-])([O-])=O)O

InChI: InChI=1S/C3H9O6P/c4-1-3(2-5)9-10(6,7)8/h3-5H,1-2H2,(H2,6,7,8)/p-2


Unification Links: CAS:17181-54-3, ChEBI:58083, HMDB:HMDB02520, IAF1260:40942, KEGG:C02979, PubChem:3611397

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -258.0304Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to consume the compound:

CDP-2-glycerol biosynthesis :
glycerol 2-phosphate + CTP + H+ → CDP-2-glycerol + diphosphate

Not in pathways:
glycerol 2-phosphate + H2O → glycerol + phosphate

Reactions known to produce the compound:

CDP-2-glycerol biosynthesis :
glycerol + ATP → glycerol 2-phosphate + ADP + H+

Enzymes activated by glycerol 2-phosphate, sorted by the type of activation, are:

Activator (Mechanism unknown) of: L-lactate dehydrogenase [Davies72]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: inositol monophosphatase, glycerol-3-phosphate:phosphate antiporter, acid phosphatase / phosphotransferase


Davies72: Davies DD, Davies S (1972). "Purification and properties of L(+)-lactate dehydrogenase from potato tubers." Biochem J 129(4);831-9. PMID: 4144124

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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