IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucose-1-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Reaction: CTP + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + CDP-glucose

Other name(s): CDP glucose pyrophosphorylase; cytidine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase; cytidine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase; cytidine diphosphate-D-glucose pyrophosphorylase; CTP:D-glucose-1-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Systematic name: CTP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-10-5


1. Mayer, R.M. and Ginsburg, V. Purification and properties of cytidine diphosphate D-glucose pyrophosphorylase from Salmonella paratyphi A. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 1900-1904.

[EC created 1972]

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