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Entry
EC 2.7.7.44                 Enzyme                                 

Name
glucuronate-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase;
UDP-glucuronate pyrophosphorylase;
UDP-D-glucuronic acid pyrophosphorylase;
UDP-glucuronic acid pyrophosphorylase;
uridine diphosphoglucuronic pyrophosphorylase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring phosphorus-containing groups;
Nucleotidyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UTP:1-phospho-alpha-D-glucuronate uridylyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UTP + 1-phospho-alpha-D-glucuronate = diphosphate + UDP-alpha-D-glucuronate [RN:R01381]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UTP [CPD:C00075];
1-phospho-alpha-D-glucuronate [CPD:C05385]
Product
diphosphate [CPD:C00013];
UDP-alpha-D-glucuronate [CPD:C00167]
Comment
Also acts slowly with CTP.
History
EC 2.7.7.44 created 1976
Pathway
Pentose and glucuronate interconversions
Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism
Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:5570433]
  Authors
Roberts RM.
  Title
The formation of uridine diphosphate-glucuronic acid in plants. Uridine diphosphate-glucuronic acid pyrophosphorylase from barley seedlings.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 246 (1971) 4995-5002.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
52228-05-4

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