Acetylation of glucosamine 6-phosphate to GlcNAc6P

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R-HSA-449734
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Reaction
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Homo sapiens
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Summation

Cytosolic GNPNAT1 catalyzes the reaction of glucosamine 6-phosphate and acetyl-CoA to form N-acetyl-glucosamine 6-phosphate (GlcNAc6P) and CoA-SH. Structural studies indicate that the active form of the enzyme is a dimer (Wang J et al, 2008).

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Title
glucosamine 6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase activity of 2xGNPNAT1 [cytosol]
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