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Accepted name: UTP—xylose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Reaction: UTP + α-D-xylose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + UDP-xylose
For diagram of UDP-L-arabinose, UDP-galacturonate and UDP-xylose biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): xylose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase; uridylyltransferase, xylose 1-phosphate; UDP-xylose pyrophosphorylase; uridine diphosphoxylose pyrophosphorylase; xylose 1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Systematic name: UTP:α-D-xylose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9026-20-4
1.  Ginsburg, V., Neufeld, E.F. and Hassid, W.Z. Enzymatic synthesis of uridine diphosphate xylose and uridine diphosphate arabinose. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 42 (1956) 333–335. [DOI] [PMID: 16578456]
[EC created 1961]

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