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Uridine Diphosphate Galactose MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Uridine Diphosphate Galactose
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.686.850.600.677.300
D09.408.620.569.727.300
D13.695.740.850.600.677.300
D13.695.827.708.727.300
D13.695.827.919.600.677.300
Unique ID
D014531
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014531
Scope Note
A nucleoside diphosphate sugar which can be epimerized into UDPglucose for entry into the mainstream of carbohydrate metabolism. Serves as a source of galactose in the synthesis of lipopolysaccharides, cerebrosides, and lactose.
Entry Term(s)
UDP Galactose
UDPGal
Uridine Diphosphogalactose
Uridine Pyrophosphogalactose
Registry Number
2956-16-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Uridine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), P'-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl ester
Previous Indexing
Galactose (1973-1974)
Uridine Diphosphate Sugars (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE SUGARS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE SUGARS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Uridine Diphosphate Galactose Preferred
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