Definitions for uridine diphosphate galactose
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word uridine diphosphate galactose
Uridine diphosphate galactose
Uridine diphosphate galactose is an intermediate in the production of polysaccharides. It is important in nucleotide sugars metabolism, and is the substrate for the transferase B4GALT5.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Uridine Diphosphate Galactose
A nucleoside diphosphate sugar which can be epimerized into UDPglucose for entry into the mainstream of carbohydrate metabolism. Serves as a source of galactose in the synthesis of lipopolysaccharides, cerebrosides, and lactose.
Find a translation for the uridine diphosphate galactose definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these uridine diphosphate galactose definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"uridine diphosphate galactose." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Sep. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/uridine diphosphate galactose>.