Aliases for RPE Gene
External Ids for RPE Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RPE Gene
GeneCards Summary for RPE Gene
RPE (Ribulose-5-Phosphate-3-Epimerase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RPE include 3-Methylglutaconic Aciduria, Type Iii. Among its related pathways are Glycosaminoglycan metabolism and Pentose phosphate pathway. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and racemase and epimerase activity, acting on carbohydrates and derivatives. An important paralog of this gene is RPEL1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RPE Gene
Catalyzes the reversible epimerization of D-ribulose 5-phosphate to D-xylulose 5-phosphate.