GDPmannose phosphorylase -->
mannose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase
medical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> A transferase that catalyses the transfer of GDP to the mannose of mannose-1-phosphate.

Consider also the bifunctional enzyme, phosphomannose isomerase-guanosine diphospho-d-mannose pyrophosphorylase; rfbm has similarity to long-chain, iron-containing alcohol dehydrogenases

Registry number: EC 2.7.7.13

Synonyms: GDPmannose phosphorylase, GDP mannose pyrophosphorylase, GTP-alpha-d-mannose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase, GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase, rfbm gene product, rfbm protein

(26 Jun 1999)