Controls the flux of glucose into the hexosamine pathway. Most likely involved in regulating the availability of precursors for N- and O-linked glycosylation of proteins. Highest levels of expression in heart, placenta, and spinal cord. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Amino Acid Metabolism - alanine, aspartate and glutamate; Carbohydrate Metabolism - amino sugar and nucleotide sugar; EC 188.8.131.52; Transferase