UGP2 Plays a central role as a glucosyl donor in cellular metabolic pathways. Belongs to the UDPGP type 1 family. 2 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. 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; Transferase
Chromosomal Location of mouse Ortholog: 11 A3.1|11 13.89 cM
Cellular Component:  cytoplasm
Molecular Function:  glucose binding; identical protein binding; metal ion binding; nucleotidyltransferase activity; pyrimidine ribonucleotide binding; transferase activity; uridylyltransferase activity; UTP:glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase activity
Biological Process:  brain development; glucose 1-phosphate metabolic process; glycogen biosynthetic process; glycogen metabolic process; UDP-glucose metabolic process
Reference #:  Q91ZJ5 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: MGC38262; OTTMUSP00000005424; UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase; UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase 2; UDPGP; Ugp2; UGPA; UGPase; uridindiphosphoglucosepyrophosphorylase 2; UTP--glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
Gene Symbols: Ugp2
Molecular weight: 56,979 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 7.18  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  AlphaFold  |  STRING  |  Reactome  |  BioGPS  |  Pfam  |  ENZYME  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene