IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: UDP-N-acetylglucosamine—lysosomal-enzyme N-acetylglucosaminephosphotransferase

Reaction: UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine + lysosomal-enzyme D-mannose = UMP + lysosomal-enzyme N-acetyl-D-glucosaminyl-phospho-D-mannose

Other name(s): N-acetylglucosaminylphosphotransferase; UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:lysosomal enzyme N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; UDP-GlcNAc:glycoprotein N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; uridine diphosphoacetylglucosamine-lysosomal enzyme precursor acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; uridine diphosphoacetylglucosamine-glycoprotein acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; lysosomal enzyme precursor acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; N-acetylglucosaminyl phosphotransferase; UDP-acetylglucosamine:lysosomal enzyme N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; UDP-GlcNAc:lysosomal enzyme N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:glycoprotein N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase; UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:glycoprotein N-acetylglucosaminyl-1-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine:lysosomal-enzyme N-acetylglucosaminephosphotransferase

Comments: Some other glycoproteins with high-mannose can act as acceptors, but much more slowly than lysosomal enzymes.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 84012-69-1


1. Reitman, M.L. and Kornfeld, S. UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:glycoprotein N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase. Proposed enzyme for the phosphorylation of the high mannose oligosaccharide units of lysosomal enzymes. J. Biol. Chem. 256 (1981) 4275-4281. [PMID: 6452459]

2. Reitman, M.L. and Kornfeld, S. Lysosomal enzyme targeting. N-Acetylglucosaminylphosphotransferase selectively phosphorylates native lysosomal enzymes. J. Biol. Chem. 256 (1981) 11977-11980. [PMID: 6457829]

3. Waheed, A., Hasilik, A. and von Figura, K. UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:lysosomal enzyme precursor N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase. Partial purification and characterization of the rat liver Golgi enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 257 (1982) 12322-12331. [PMID: 6288715]

4. Waheed, A., Pohlmann, R., Hasilik, A. and von Figura, K. Subcellular location of two enzymes involved in the synthesis of phosphorylated recognition markers in lysosomal enzymes. J. Biol. Chem. 256 (1981) 4150-4152. [PMID: 6260788]

[EC created 1984]

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