EC 2.4.1.123 - Inositol 3-α-galactosyltransferase

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EC 2.4.1.123

Names

Accepted name:
inositol 3-α-galactosyltransferase
Other names:
UDP-D-galactose:inositol galactosyltransferase
UDP-galactose:myo-inositol 1-α-D-galactosyltransferase
UDPgalactose:myo-inositol 1-α-D-galactosyltransferase
galactinol synthase
inositol 1-α-galactosyltransferase
uridine diphosphogalactose-inositol galactosyltransferase
GolS
UDP-galactose:myo-inositol 3-α-D-galactosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-α-D-galactose:myo-inositol 3-α-D-galactosyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

An enzyme from plants involved in the formation of raffinose and stachyose [cf. EC 2.4.1.67 (galactinol—raffinose galactosyltransferase) and EC 2.4.1.82 (galactinol—sucrose galactosyltransferase)].

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047216
CAS Registry Number: 79955-89-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (12) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Pharr, D.M., Sox, H.N., Locy, R.D. and Huber, S.C.
    Partial characterization of the galactinol forming enzyme from leaves of Cucumis sativus L.
    Plant Sci. Lett. 23: 25-33 (1981).

[EC 2.4.1.123 created 1984, modified 2003]