Transketolase encodes a thiamine-dependent enzyme which plays a role in the channeling of excess sugar phosphates to glycolysis in the pentose phosphate pathway. Multiple alternatively spliced variants, encoding the same protein, have been identified.
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Protein Aliases: epididymis luminal protein 107; epididymis secretory protein Li 48; TK; Transketolase
Gene Aliases: HEL-S-48; HEL107; TK; TKT; TKT1
UniProt ID: (Human) P29401
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7086
Molecular Function: transketolase