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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae GAL/MEL regulon genes are normally induced within minutes of galactose addition, but gal3 mutants… Expand
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1985
1985
The addition of glucose to the medium of Tetrahymena thermophila results in a 7-fold repression of galactokinase (EC 2.7.1.6; ATP… Expand
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1983
1983
Glucose given to the newborn human may result in hyperglycemia, suggesting that its utilization is impaired at this developmental… Expand
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1979
1979
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae the genes for three of the enzymes involved in galactose metabolism are tightly linked near the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Temperature-sensitive (ts) mutants for the gal80 and gal4 genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae were isolated and characterized… Expand
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1978
1978
Galactokinase activity is reduced in 12 independent clones of Chinese hamster ovary cells resistant to 2-deoxygalactose. The… Expand
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1976
1976
In this study we investigated the expression of primate galactokinase in somatic cell hybrids between a thymidine kinase… Expand
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1969
1969
The specific activities of galactokinase and galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase were determined in peripheral blood… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Extract: Two patients with cataracts and a defect in galactose metabolism were studied. A hemolysate of erythrocytes respired… Expand
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