The Enzyme Database

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EC 5.1.3.16     
Accepted name: UDP-glucosamine 4-epimerase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucosamine = UDP-α-D-galactosamine
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucosamine 4-epimerase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Maley, F. and Maley, G.F. The enzymic conversion of glucosamine to galactosamine. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 31 (1959) 577–578. [PMID: 13628700]
2.  Silbert, J.E. and Brown, D.H. Enzymic synthesis of uridine diphosphate glucosamine and heparin from [14C]glucosamine by a mouse mast-cell tumor. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 54 (1961) 590–592. [PMID: 14039274]
[EC 5.1.3.16 created 1984]
 
 


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