EC - Phosphoacetylglucosamine mutase

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Accepted name:
phosphoacetylglucosamine mutase
Other names:
N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 1,6-phosphomutase
acetylaminodeoxyglucose phosphomutase
acetylglucosamine phosphomutase
phospho-N-acetylglucosamine mutase
Systematic name:
N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine 1,6-phosphomutase



The enzyme is activated by N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine 1,6-bisphosphate. Formerly EC

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00589
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004610
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (10) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Carlson, D.M.
    Phosphoacetylglucosamine mutase from pig submaxillary gland.
    Methods Enzymol. 8: 179-182 (1966).
  2. Leloir, L.F. and Cardini, C.E.
    Enzymes acting on glucosamine phosphates.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 20: 33-42 (1956).
  3. Ray, W.J., Jr. and Peck, E.J., Jr.
    In: Boyer, P.D. (Ed.) The Enzymes, 3rd ed. vol. 6, Academic Press, New York, 1972, 407-477
  4. Reissig, J.L. and Leloir, L.F.
    Phosphoacetylglucosamine mutase from Neurospora.
    Methods Enzymol. 8: 175-178 (1966).

[EC created 1961 as EC, transferred 1984 to EC]