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NAGK 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; Kinase, other
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 6|6 C3
Molecular Function: ATP binding; kinase activity; N-acetylglucosamine kinase activity; N-acylmannosamine kinase activity; nucleotide binding; transferase activity
Biological Process: N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process; N-acetylneuraminate catabolic process; phosphorylation
Reference #:  Q9QZ08 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: GlcNAc kinase; Gnk; N-acetyl-D-glucosamine kinase; N-acetylglucosamine kinase; Nagk; OTTMUSP00000028070
Gene Symbols: Nagk
Molecular weight: 37,268 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.43  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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