IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase

Reaction: ATP + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + ADP-glucose

Other name(s): ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase; glucose 1-phosphate adenylyltransferase; adenosine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase; adenosine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase; ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase; ADP-glucose synthase; ADP-glucose synthetase; ADPG pyrophosphorylase; ADP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase

Systematic name: ATP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-71-8


1. Ghosh, H.P. and Preiss, J. Adenosine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase. A regulatory enzyme in the biosynthesis of starch in spinach leaf chloroplasts. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 4491-4504. [PMID: 5922972]

2. Shen, L. and Preiss, J. Biosynthesis of bacterial glycogen. I. Purification and properties of the adenosine diphosphoglucose pyrophosphorylase of Arthrobacter species NRRL B1973. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 2334-2340.

[EC created 1972]

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