Galactokinase catalyzes the phosphorylation of αD-galactose to produce galactose-1-phosphate as part of the Leloir pathway.
GalK, Recombinant (E. coli K12)
Enzyme Commission Number
min 95% by SDS-PAGE
One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that catalyzes the formation of 1 μmol of Gal-1-P from galactose and ATP per minute at 37 °C.
galactokinase (phosphorylating); ATP:D-galactose-1-phosphotransferase; EC 184.108.40.206; galactokinase; GALK; GALK1; GALK2