Converts endogenous N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), a major component of complex carbohydrates, from lysosomal degradation or nutritional sources into GlcNAc 6-phosphate. Also has ManNAc kinase activity. Belongs to the eukaryotic-type N-acetylglucosamine kinase family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Carbohydrate Metabolism - amino sugar and nucleotide sugar; EC 220.127.116.11; Kinase, other