ENZYME entry: EC 2.7.1.157

Accepted Name
N-acetylgalactosamine kinase.
Alternative Name(s)
GALK2.
GalNAc kinase.
GK2.
N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc)-1-phosphate kinase.
Reaction catalysed
ATP + N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosamine <=> ADP + N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosamine 1-phosphate
Cofactor(s)
Mg(2+).
Comment(s)
The enzyme is highly specific for GalNAc as substrate, but has slight activity with D-galactose.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00099 ; PDOC00545
BRENDA2.7.1.157
EC2PDB2.7.1.157
ExplorEnz2.7.1.157
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.1.157
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.1.157
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.1.157
IntEnz2.7.1.157
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MetaCyc2.7.1.157
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q01415, GALK2_HUMAN;  Q68FH4, GALK2_MOUSE;  Q5R6J8, GALK2_PONAB;  
Q5XIG6, GALK2_RAT;  

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