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.

Matrix Type

  • Tissue/Cells

Gene Symbol

  • RBKS

UniProt ID

  • Q9H477
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