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UDPglucose 4-Epimerase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
UDPglucose 4-Epimerase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.399.894.500.700
Unique ID
D014534
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014534
Scope Note
A necessary enzyme in the metabolism of galactose. It reversibly catalyzes the conversion of UDPglucose to UDPgalactose. NAD+ is an essential component for enzymatic activity. EC 5.1.3.2.
Entry Term(s)
UDP Galactose Epimerase
UDP Glucose Epimerase
UDP-Galactose 4-Epimerase
UDP-Glucose 4-Epimerase
UDPgalactose 4-Epimerase
Uridine Diphosphate Glucose Epimerase
Registry Number
EC 5.1.3.2
Related Numbers
9032-89-7
CAS Type 1 Name
UDPglucose 4-epimerase
Previous Indexing
Carbohydrate Isomerases (1973-1974)
Galactose (1973-1974)
Glucose (1973-1974)
Uridine Diphosphate Sugars (1973-1974)
See Also
Galactosemias
Public MeSH Note
98; see URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE GLUCOSE EPIMERASE 1991-97, see CARBOHYDRATE ISOMERASES 1975-90; UDPGALACTOSE 4-EPIMERASE & UPD-GALACTOSE 4-EPIMERASE were indexed under CARBOHYDRATE ISOMERASES 1977-96, GALACTOSE 1977-82, and UDPGLUCOSE 4-EPIMERASE 1977-98,
History Note
98(75); for UDPGALACTOSE 4-EPIMERASE use GALACTOSE EPIMERASE (NM) 1977-98; for UDP-GALACTOSE 4-EPIPMERASE use GALACTOSE EPIMERASE (NM) 1977-98
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2003/07/09
UDPglucose 4-Epimerase Preferred
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