The Enzyme Database

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EC 5.1.3.42     
Accepted name: D-glucosamine-6-phosphate 4-epimerase
Reaction: D-glucosamine 6-phosphate = D-galactosamine 6-phosphate
Other name(s): ST2245 (locus name)
Systematic name: D-glucosamine 6-phosphate 4-epimerase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the archaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii, participates in a pathway for the biosynthesis of UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-galactosamine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Dadashipour, M., Iwamoto, M., Hossain, M.M., Akutsu, J.I., Zhang, Z. and Kawarabayasi, Y. Identification of a direct biosynthetic pathway for UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine from glucosamine-6-phosphate in thermophilic crenarchaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii. J. Bacteriol. 200 (2018) . [PMID: 29507091]
[EC 5.1.3.42 created 2018]
 
 


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