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galactokinase activity

Known as: ATP:D-galactose 1-phosphotransferase activity, ATP:D-galactose-1-phosphotransferase activity, galactokinase (phosphorylating) 
Catalysis of the reaction: D-galactose + ATP = alpha-D-galactose 1-phosphate + ADP + 2 H(+). [EC:2.7.1.6, RHEA:13556]
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2007
2007
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae galactokinase ScGal1, a key enzyme for d-galactose metabolism, catalyzes the conversion of d… 
1995
1995
The GALK1 cDNA encoding human galactokinase was recently cloned and its cognate GALK1 gene shown to be involved in galactokinase… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae GAL/MEL regulon genes are normally induced within minutes of galactose addition, but gal3 mutants… 
1987
1987
A Kluyveromyces lactis mutant defective in lac9 cannot induce beta-galactosidase or galactokinase activity and is unable to grow… 
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Temperature-sensitive (ts) mutants for the gal80 and gal4 genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae were isolated and characterized… 
1976
1976
In this study we investigated the expression of primate galactokinase in somatic cell hybrids between a thymidine kinase… 
1969
1969
The specific activities of galactokinase and galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase were determined in peripheral blood… 
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Extract: Two patients with cataracts and a defect in galactose metabolism were studied. A hemolysate of erythrocytes respired…