Aliases for RPIA Gene
External Ids for RPIA Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is an enzyme, which catalyzes the reversible conversion between ribose-5-phosphate and ribulose-5-phosphate in the pentose-phosphate pathway. This gene is highly conserved in most organisms. The enzyme plays an essential role in the carbohydrate metabolism. Mutations in this gene cause ribose 5-phosphate isomerase deficiency. A pseudogene is found on chromosome 18. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2010]
GeneCards Summary for RPIA Gene
RPIA (Ribose 5-Phosphate Isomerase A) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RPIA include ribose 5-phosphate isomerase deficiency. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Carbon metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include monosaccharide binding and ribose-5-phosphate isomerase activity.