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Galactokinase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Galactokinase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.620.240
Unique ID
D005686
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005686
Annotation
/defic: consider also GALACTOSEMIAS
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes reversibly the formation of galactose 1-phosphate and ADP from ATP and D-galactose. Galactosamine can also act as the acceptor. A deficiency of this enzyme results in GALACTOSEMIA. EC 2.7.1.6.
Registry Number
EC 2.7.1.6
Related Numbers
9030-53-9
CAS Type 1 Name
ATP:D-galactose 1-phosphotransferase
Previous Indexing
Galactose (1966-1978)
Phosphotransferases (1966-1973)
Phosphotransferases, ATP (1974-1978)
See Also
Galactosemias
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/15
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Galactokinase Preferred
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