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Accepted name: aldose-1-phosphate nucleotidyltransferase
Reaction: NDP + α-D-aldose 1-phosphate = phosphate + NDP-aldose
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Other name(s): sugar-1-phosphate nucleotidyltransferase; NDPaldose phosphorylase; glucose 1-phosphate inosityltransferase; NDP sugar phosphorylase; nucleoside diphosphosugar phosphorylase; sugar phosphate nucleotidyltransferase; nucleoside diphosphate sugar:orthophosphate nucleotidyltransferase; sugar nucleotide phosphorylase; NDP:aldose-1-phosphate nucleotidyltransferase
Systematic name: NDP:α-D-aldose-1-phosphate nucleotidyltransferase
Comments: The enzyme works on a variety of α-D-aldose 1-phosphates and β-L-aldose 1-phosphates (which have the same anomeric configuration as the former; see 2-Carb-6.2).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9033-61-8
1.  Cabib, E., Carminatti, H. and Woyskovsky, N.M. Phosphorolysis of the pyrophosphate bond of sugar nucleotides. II. Purification and properties of the enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 2114–2121. [PMID: 14299635]
[EC created 1972, modified 1986]

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