IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: galactose-1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase

Reaction: dTTP + α-D-galactose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + dTDP-galactose

Other name(s): dTDP galactose pyrophosphorylase; galactose 1-phosphate thymidylyl transferase; thymidine diphosphogalactose pyrophosphorylase; thymidine triphosphate:α-D-galactose 1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase

Systematic name: dTTP:α-D-galactose-1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-25-0


1. Pazur, J.H. and Anderson, J.S. Thymidine triphosphate: α-D-galactose 1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase from Streptococcus faecalis grown on D-galactose. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 3155-3160.

[EC created 1972]

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