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uridine diphosphate glucose


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A compound (shown below) that acts as a coenzyme and substrate to various enzymes. UDPG may be converted to uridine diphosphate galactose by the enzyme epimerase. These coenzymes play essential roles in carbohydrate metabolism.

Uridine diphosphate glucose (UDPG)

Subjects: Chemistry — Genetics and Genomics.


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