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Compound Summary for: CID 8629

Uridine Diphosphate Glucose

Also known as: UDP-glucose; CHEBI:52249; UDP-alpha-D-Glucose; 133-89-1; UDP-D-glucose; UDPG; URIDINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE-GLUCOSE; Uridine diphosphoglucose
Molecular Formula: C15H24N2O17P2   Molecular Weight: 566.301784   InChIKey: HSCJRCZFDFQWRP-JZMIEXBBSA-N
A key intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism. Serves as a precursor of glycogen, can be metabolized into UDPgalactose and UDPglucuronic acid which can then be incorporated into polysaccharides as galactose and glucuronic acid. Also serves as a precursor of sucrose lipopolysaccharides, and glycosphingolipids.   From: MeSH
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