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 Dracunculiasis and Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Neuronal, 6. Among its related pathways are Carbon metabolism and Glycosaminoglycan metabolism. 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 Summary for RPE Gene
Catalyzes the reversible epimerization of D-ribulose 5-phosphate to D-xylulose 5-phosphate.