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Substance Name: Galactokinase
RN: 9030-53-9


  • An enzyme that catalyzes reversibly the formation of galactose 1-phosphate and ADP from ATP and D-galactose. Galactosamine can also act as the acceptor. A deficiency of this enzyme results in GALACTOSEMIA. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Galactokinase

MeSH Heading

  • Galactokinase

Systematic Name

  • ATP:D-galactose 1-phosphotransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9030-53-9

System Generated Number

  • 0009030539