EC 5.1.3.2 - UDP-glucose 4-epimerase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 5.1.3.2

Names

Accepted name:
UDP-glucose 4-epimerase
Other names:
4-epimerase
UDP-D-galactose 4-epimerase
UDP-galactose 4-epimerase
UDP-glucose epimerase
UDPG-4-epimerase
UDPgalactose 4-epimerase
UDPglucose 4-epimerase
galactowaldenase
uridine diphosphate galactose 4-epimerase
uridine diphosphate glucose 4-epimerase
uridine diphospho-galactose-4-epimerase
uridine diphosphoglucose 4-epimerase
uridine diphosphoglucose epimerase
Systematic name:
UDP-α-D-glucose 4-epimerase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

Requires NAD+. Also acts on UDP-2-deoxyglucose.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003978
CAS Registry Number: 9032-89-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (71) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Leloir, L.F.
    Enzymic isomerization and related processes.
    Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 14: 193-218 (1953). [PMID: 13057717]
  2. Maxwell, E.S. and de Robichon-Szulmajster, H.
    Purification of uridine diphosphate galactose-4-epimerase from yeast and the identification of protein-bound diphosphopyridine nucleotide.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235: 308-312 (1960).
  3. Wilson, D.B. and Hogness, D.S.
    The enzymes of the galactose operon in Escherichia coli. I. Purification and characterization of uridine diphosphogalactose 4-epimerase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 239: 2469-2481 (1964). [PMID: 14235524]

[EC 5.1.3.2 created 1961]