UGP2 Plays a central role as a glucosyl donor in cellular metabolic pathways. Belongs to the UDPGP type 1 family. 2 isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Carbohydrate Metabolism - amino sugar and nucleotide sugar; Carbohydrate Metabolism - galactose; Carbohydrate Metabolism - pentose and glucuronate interconversions; Carbohydrate Metabolism - starch and sucrose; EC 2.7.7.9; Transferase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 2p15
Cellular Component:  cytosol
Molecular Function:  glucose binding; identical protein binding; metal ion binding; protein binding; pyrimidine ribonucleotide binding; UTP:glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase activity
Biological Process:  glucose 1-phosphate metabolic process; glycogen biosynthetic process; UDP-glucuronate biosynthetic process
Reference #:  Q16851 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: pHC379; UDP-glucose diphosphorylase; UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase; UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase 2; UDPG; UDPGP; UDPGP2; UGP1; UGP2; UGPA; UGPase; UGPase 2; UGPP2; uridyl diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase 2; UTP--glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase; UTP--glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase 2; UTP-glucose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase
Gene Symbols: UGP2
Molecular weight: 56,940 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 8.15  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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UGP2

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