EC - UTP—glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase

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Accepted name:
UTP—glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Other names:
UDP glucose pyrophosphorylase
UDPG phosphorylase
UDPG pyrophosphorylase
glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
uridine 5'-diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase
uridine diphosphate—D-glucose pyrophosphorylase
uridine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase
uridine-diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase
Systematic name:
UTP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase


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:0003983
CAS Registry Number: 9026-22-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (76) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kalckar, H.M.
    The role of phosphoglycosyl compounds in the biosynthesis of nucleosides and nucleotides.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 12 : 250-264 (1953).
  2. Kamogawa, A. and Kurahashi, K.
    Purification and properties of uridinediphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase from Escherichia coli K12.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 57 : 758-765 (1965). [PMID: 4284510]
  3. Lobelle-Rich, P.A. and Reeves, R.E.
    Separation and characterization of two UTP-utilizing hexose phosphate uridylyltransferases from Entamoeba histolytica.
    Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 7 : 173-182 (1983). [PMID: 6304512]
  4. Smith, E.E.B. and Mills, G.T.
    The uridyl transferase of mammary gland.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 18 : 152 (1955).
  5. Turnquist, R.L., Gillett, T.A. and Hansen, R.G.
    Uridine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase. Crystallization and properties of the enzyme from rabbit liver and species comparisons.
    J. Biol. Chem. 249 : 7695-7700 (1974). [PMID: 4436332]

[EC created 1961]