DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating RBKS and cyclosporiasis

RBKS [ENSP00000306817]

Ribokinase; Catalyzes the phosphorylation of ribose at O-5 in a reaction requiring ATP and magnesium. The resulting D-ribose-5- phosphate can then be used either for sythesis of nucleotides, histidine, and tryptophan, or as a component of the pentose phosphate pathway; Belongs to the carbohydrate kinase PfkB family. Ribokinase subfamily.

Synonyms:  RBKS,  E7EQ18,  E9PBU0,  Q53SD1,  Q9H477 ...

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