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Accepted name: UDP-glucose—hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose + α-D-galactose 1-phosphate = α-D-glucose 1-phosphate + UDP-α-D-galactose
For diagram of UDP-glucose, UDP-galactose and UDP-glucuronate biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): uridyl transferase; hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase; uridyltransferase; hexose 1-phosphate uridyltransferase; UDP-glucose:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-21-5
1.  Kalckar, H.M., Braganca, B. and Munch-Petersen, A. Uridyl transferases and the formation of uridinediphosphogalactose. Nature 172 (1953) 1038. [PMID: 13111247]
2.  Kurahashi, K. and Sugimura, A. Purification and properties of galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase from Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 940–946. [PMID: 14412847]
3.  Mayes, J.S. and Hansen, R.G. Galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase. Methods Enzymol. 9 (1966) 708–713.
4.  Saito, S., Ozutsumi, M. and Kurahashi, K. Galactose 1-phosphate uridylyltransferase of Escherichia coli. II. Further purification and characterization. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 2362–2368. [PMID: 5338129]
5.  Smith, E.E.B. and Mills, G.T. The uridyl transferase of mammary gland. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 18 (1955) 152. [DOI] [PMID: 13260264]
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