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Medical Term:

UDPglucose-hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase

Pronunciation: glu'kos-heks'os-fos'fat u'ri-dil'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the reversible reaction of a-d-glucose 1-phosphate UDPgalactose to produce UDPglucose and a-d-galactose 1-phosphate.

Synonym(s): hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase, phosphogalactoisomerase

See Also: UDPglucose 4-epimerase

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