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EC 2.7.7.9     
Accepted name: UTP—glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Reaction: UTP + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + UDP-glucose
For diagram of the biosynthesis of UDP-glucose, UDP-galactose and UDP-glucuronate, click here
Other name(s): UDP glucose pyrophosphorylase; glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase; UDPG phosphorylase; UDPG pyrophosphorylase; uridine 5′-diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase; uridine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase; uridine diphosphate-D-glucose pyrophosphorylase; uridine-diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase
Systematic name: UTP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-22-6
References:
1.  Kalckar, H.M. The role of phosphoglycosyl compounds in the biosynthesis of nucleosides and nucleotides. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 12 (1953) 250–264. [PMID: 13115434]
2.  Kamogawa, A. and Kurahashi, K. Purification and properties of uridinediphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase from Escherichia coli K12. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 57 (1965) 758–765. [PMID: 4284510]
3.  Lobelle-Rich, P.A. and Reeves, R.E. Separation and characterization of two UTP-utilizing hexose phosphate uridylyltransferases from Entamoeba histolytica. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 7 (1983) 173–182. [PMID: 6304512]
4.  Smith, E.E.B. and Mills, G.T. The uridyl transferase of mammary gland. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 18 (1955) 152. [PMID: 13260264]
5.  Turnquist, R.L., Gillett, T.A. and Hansen, R.G. Uridine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase. Crystallization and properties of the enzyme from rabbit liver and species comparisons. J. Biol. Chem. 249 (1974) 7695–7700. [PMID: 4436332]
[EC 2.7.7.9 created 1961]
 
 


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