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Substance Name: Glucose-1-Phosphate Adenylyltransferase
RN: 9027-71-8


  • An ATP-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the addition of ADP to alpha-D-glucose 1-phosphate to form ADP-glucose and diphosphate. The reaction is the rate-limiting reaction in prokaryotic GLYCOGEN and plant STARCH biosynthesis.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Glucose-1-Phosphate Adenylyltransferase

MeSH Heading

  • Glucose-1-Phosphate Adenylyltransferase


  • Adenosine Diphosphate Glucose Pyrophosphorylase
  • Adenosine Diphosphoglucose Pyrophosphorylase
  • Adenylyltransferase, Glucose-1-Phosphate
  • ADP Glucose Pyrophosphorylase
  • ADP Glucose Synthase
  • ADP Glucose Synthetase
  • ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase
  • ADP-Glucose Synthase
  • ADP-Glucose Synthetase
  • ADPG Synthetase
  • ADPGlucose Pyrophosphorylase
  • Diphosphoglucose Pyrophosphorylase, Adenosine
  • Glucose 1 Phosphate Adenylyltransferase
  • Pyrophosphorylase, Adenosine Diphosphoglucose
  • Pyrophosphorylase, ADP-Glucose
  • Pyrophosphorylase, ADPGlucose
  • Synthase, ADP-Glucose
  • Synthetase, ADP-Glucose
  • Synthetase, ADPG

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9027-71-8

System Generated Number

  • 0009027718