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Entry
EC 5.1.3.42                 Enzyme                                 

Name
D-glucosamine-6-phosphate 4-epimerase;
ST2245 (locus name)
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on carbohydrates and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
D-glucosamine 6-phosphate 4-epimerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
D-glucosamine 6-phosphate = D-galactosamine 6-phosphate [RN:R12220]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
D-glucosamine 6-phosphate [CPD:C00352]
Product
D-galactosamine 6-phosphate [CPD:C06377]
Comment
The enzyme, characterized from the archaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii, participates in a pathway for the biosynthesis of UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosamine.
History
EC 5.1.3.42 created 2018
Reference
1  [PMID:29507091]
  Authors
Dadashipour M, Iwamoto M, Hossain MM, Akutsu JI, Zhang Z, Kawarabayasi Y
  Title
Identification of a Direct Biosynthetic Pathway for UDP-N-Acetylgalactosamine from Glucosamine-6-Phosphate in Thermophilic Crenarchaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 200 (2018)
DOI:10.1128/JB.00048-18
  Sequence
[sto:STK_22450]
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 5.1.3.42
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 5.1.3.42
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 5.1.3.42
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 5.1.3.42

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