Dihydroxyacetonephosphate

 

Reaction 4A: Isomerization

The dihydroxyacetone phosphate must be converted to glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate to continue the glycolysis reactions. This reaction is an isomerization between the ketone group and an aldehyde group.

This reaction is catalyzed by triose phosphate isomerase.

Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate 

Color Codes
C

H

N

O

P

S

Cl

F

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