KEGG   ENZYME: 2.7.8.18Help
Entry
EC 2.7.8.18                 Enzyme                                 

Name
UDP-galactose---UDP-N-acetylglucosamine galactose phosphotransferase;
uridine diphosphogalactose-uridine diphosphoacetylglucosamine galactose-1-phosphotransferase;
galactose-1-phosphotransferase;
galactosyl phosphotransferase;
UDP-galactose:UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine galactose phosphotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring phosphorus-containing groups;
Transferases for other substituted phosphate groups
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-alpha-D-galactose:UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine galactose phosphotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-alpha-D-galactose + UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine = UMP + UDP-N-acetyl-6-(alpha-D-galactose-1-phospho)-alpha-D-glucosamine [RN:R00504]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-alpha-D-galactose [CPD:C00052];
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine [CPD:C00043]
Product
UMP [CPD:C00105];
UDP-N-acetyl-6-(alpha-D-galactose-1-phospho)-alpha-D-glucosamine [CPD:C04739]
Comment
N-Acetylglucosamine end-groups in glycoproteins can also act as acceptors.
History
EC 2.7.8.18 created 1986
Reference
1  [PMID:6130977]
  Authors
Nakanishi Y, Otsu K, Suzuki S.
  Title
Enzymatic transfer of galactosyl phosphate from UDP-galactose to UDP-N-acetylglucosamine.
  Journal
FEBS. Lett. 151 (1983) 15-8.
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
84932-43-4

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