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GAL1 / YBR020W Sequence

Sequences and genome annotation information for Reference Strain S288C and a select set of Alternative References.


Protein Product
galactokinase
Feature Type
ORF , Verified
Description
Galactokinase; phosphorylates alpha-D-galactose to alpha-D-galactose-1-phosphate in the first step of galactose catabolism; expression regulated by Gal4p; human homolog GALK2 complements yeast null mutant; GAL1 has a paralog, GAL3, that arose from the whole genome duplication 3 4 5 6
Paralog
GAL3 5
EC Number
2.7.1.6

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