Uridine Diphosphate Glucose
"Uridine Diphosphate Glucose" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A key intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism. Serves as a precursor of glycogen, can be metabolized into UDPgalactose and UDPglucuronic acid which can then be incorporated into polysaccharides as galactose and glucuronic acid. Also serves as a precursor of sucrose lipopolysaccharides, and glycosphingolipids.
|Uridine Diphosphate Glucose
- Uridine Diphosphate Glucose
- Diphosphate Glucose, Uridine
- Glucose, Uridine Diphosphate
- Uridine Diphosphoglucose
- Diphosphoglucose, Uridine
- UDP Glucose
- Glucose, UDP
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