The Enzyme Database

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EC 2.4.1.74     
Accepted name: glycosaminoglycan galactosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-galactose + glycosaminoglycan = UDP + D-galactosylglycosaminoglycan
Other name(s): uridine diphosphogalactose-mucopolysaccharide galactosyltransferase; UDP-galactose:glycosaminoglycan D-galactosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-galactose:glycosaminoglycan D-galactosyltransferase
Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of galactose-containing glycosaminoglycan of the ameboid protozoan Dictyostelium discoideum.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 51004-28-5
References:
1.  Sussman, M. and Osborn, M.J. UDP-glucose polysaccharide transferase in the cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum: appearance and dissappearance of activity during cell differentiation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 52 (1964) 81–87. [PMID: 14192661]
[EC 2.4.1.74 created 1972, modified 1980]
 
 


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