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This gene encodes ketohexokinase that catalyzes conversion of fructose to fructose-1-phosphate. The product of this gene is the first enzyme with a specialized pathway that catabolizes dietary fructose. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified.
KHK; ketohexokinase (fructokinase); ketohexokinase; hepatic fructokinase; zgc:92219; zgc:92626; wu:fj68h03