GALK1 phosphorylates Gal to Gal1P

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-70355
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Synonyms
ATP + D-galactose => ADP + D-galactose 1-phosphate
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Cytosolic galactokinase (GALK1) catalyses the reaction of ATP and D-galactose to form ADP and D-galactose 1-phosphate (Ai at al. 1995).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
7542884 Comparison of the enzymatic activities of human galactokinase GALK1 and a related human galactokinase protein GK2

Ai, Y, Basu, M, Bergsma, DJ, Stambolian, D

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1995
Participants
Participant Of
Catalyst Activity
Catalyst Activity
Title
galactokinase activity of GALK1 [cytosol]
Physical Entity
Activity
Orthologous Events