Aliases for UAP1 Gene
External Ids for UAP1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for UAP1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UAP1 Gene
GeneCards Summary for UAP1 Gene
UAP1 (UDP-N-Acetylglucosamine Pyrophosphorylase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism of proteins and Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding and uridylyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is UAP1L1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for UAP1 Gene
Converts UTP and GlcNAc-1-P into UDP-GlcNAc, and UTP and GalNAc-1-P into UDP-GalNAc. Isoform AGX1 has 2 to 3 times higher activity towards GalNAc-1-P, while isoform AGX2 has 8 times more activity towards GlcNAc-1-P.