EC - UDP-glucose—hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase

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Accepted name:
UDP-glucose—hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Other names:
UDPglucose:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
UDPglucose—hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
hexose 1-phosphate uridyltransferase
hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
uridyl transferase
uridylyl removing enzyme
galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Gal-1-P uridylyltransferase
UDP-glucose:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-α-D-glucose:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00108
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008108
CAS Registry Number: 9026-21-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (54) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kalckar, H.M., Braganca, B. and Munch-Petersen, A.
    Uridyl transferases and the formation of uridinediphosphogalactose.
    Nature 172: 1038 (1953). [PMID: 13111247]
  2. Kurahashi, K. and Sugimura, A.
    Purification and properties of galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase from Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235: 940-946 (1960). [PMID: 14412847]
  3. Mayes, J.S. and Hansen, R.G.
    Galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase.
    Methods Enzymol. 9: 708-713 (1966).
  4. Saito, S., Ozutsumi, M. and Kurahashi, K.
    Galactose 1-phosphate uridylyltransferase of Escherichia coli. II. Further purification and characterization.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 2362-2368 (1967). [PMID: 5338129]
  5. Smith, E.E.B. and Mills, G.T.
    Uridyl transferase of mammary gland.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 18: 152 (1955). [PMID: 13260264]

[EC created 1961]