KEGG   ENZYME: 2.4.1.74Help
Entry
EC 2.4.1.74                 Enzyme                                 

Name
glycosaminoglycan galactosyltransferase;
uridine diphosphogalactose-mucopolysaccharide galactosyltransferase;
UDP-galactose:glycosaminoglycan D-galactosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-alpha-D-galactose:glycosaminoglycan D-galactosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-alpha-D-galactose + glycosaminoglycan = UDP + D-galactosylglycosaminoglycan [RN:R03981]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-alpha-D-galactose [CPD:C00052];
glycosaminoglycan [CPD:C02545]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
D-galactosylglycosaminoglycan [CPD:C03942]
Comment
Involved in the biosynthesis of galactose-containing glycosaminoglycan of the ameboid protozoan Dictyostelium discoideum.
History
EC 2.4.1.74 created 1972, modified 1980
Reference
1  [PMID:14192661]
  Authors
SUSSMAN M, OSBORN MJ
  Title
UDP-GALACTOSE POLYSACCHARIDE TRANSFERASE IN THE CELLULAR SLIME MOLD, DICTYOSTELIUM DISCOIDEUM: APPEARANCE AND DISAPPEARANCE OF ACTIVITY DURING CELL DIFFERENTIATION.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 52:81-7 (1964)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 2.4.1.74
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 2.4.1.74
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 2.4.1.74
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 2.4.1.74
CAS: 51004-28-5

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