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Keyword - Galactitol metabolism (KW-0298)


Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with galactitol. This sugar alcohol is derived from galactose. It can be found in certain bacteria, yeasts, fungi and plants. In humans, the congenital galactosemic cataracts are due to an accumulation of galactitol within the lens.


  • Dulcitol metabolic process
  • Dulcitol metabolism
  • Galactitol metabolic process


Biological process

Gene Ontology


galactitol metabolic process [ GO:0019402 ]


Galactitol metabolismBiological process
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