EC - Glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase

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Accepted name:
glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase
Other names:
ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase
ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase
ADP-glucose synthase
ADP-glucose synthetase
ADP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase
ADPG pyrophosphorylase
adenosine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase
adenosine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase
glucose 1-phosphate adenylyltransferase
ADP-glucose diphosphorylase
Systematic name:
ATP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00638
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008878
CAS Registry Number: 9027-71-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (319) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Ghosh, H.P. and Preiss, J.
    Adenosine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase. A regulatory enzyme in the biosynthesis of starch in spinach leaf chloroplasts.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241: 4491-4504 (1966). [PMID: 5922972]
  2. Shen, L. and Preiss, J.
    Biosynthesis of bacterial glycogen. I. Purification and properties of the adenosine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase of Arthrobacter species NRRL B1973.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240: 2334-2340 (1965).

[EC created 1972]