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Lactosylceramide 4-alpha-galactosyltransferase

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Protein Overview: Lactosylceramide 4-alpha-galactosyltransferase

Necessary for the biosynthesis of the Pk antigen of blood histogroup P. Catalyzes the transfer of galactose to lactosylceramide and galactosylceramide. Necessary for the synthesis of the receptor for bacterial verotoxins.

Synonyms: Alpha-1,4-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, Alpha-1,4-galactosyltransferase, Globotriaosylceramide synthase, Gb3 synthase, UDP-galactose:beta-D-galactosyl-beta1-R 4-alpha-D-galactosyltransferase

Gene name: A4GALT

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Gorilla gorilla gorilla Q9N290
Pongo pygmaeus Q9N289
Pan troglodytes Q9N291 470230
Mus musculus Q67BJ4 239559
Homo sapiens B2R7C4 53947
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Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017