GALM - Aldose 1-epimerase - human protein (Function)
 
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GALM »  Aldose 1-epimerase   [ EC 5.1.3.3 ]
 
Protein also known as:  Galactose mutarotase.
Gene name:  GALM
Family name: Aldose epimerase
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Mutarotase converts alpha-aldose to the beta-anomer. It is active on D-glucose, L-arabinose, D-xylose, D-galactose, maltose and lactose (By similarity).  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Aldose 1-epimerase activitydefinition[GO:0004034]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Carbohydrate bindingdefinition[GO:0030246] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
Galactose metabolic processdefinition[GO:0006012]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Glucose metabolic processdefinition[GO:0006006]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 5.1.3.3: Alpha-D-glucose beta-D-glucose.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
Pathways 
This protein is involved in the following pathway
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Glycolysis / Gluconeogenesis  hsa00010+130589  
 
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Keywords

Biological process 
Carbohydrate metabolism  definition   [KW-0119]
Molecular function 
Isomerase  definition   [KW-0413]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

Enzyme and pathway databases
SABIO-RK: Q96C23
Other
GeneWiki: Galactose_mutarotase
GenomeRNAi: 130589
PRO: PR:Q96C23