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Creation date2015-10-09 22:31:17 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:27 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000545
FoodDB RecordFDB005660
Chemical Information
DescriptionUridine diphosphate glucose, also known as udpglucose or UDP-alpha-D-glucose, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as pyrimidine nucleotide sugars. These are pyrimidine nucleotides bound to a saccharide derivative through the terminal phosphate group. Uridine diphosphate glucose is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). Uridine diphosphate glucose exists in all living species, ranging from bacteria to humans. Within humans, uridine diphosphate glucose participates in a number of enzymatic reactions. In particular, galactose 1-phosphate and uridine diphosphate glucose can be biosynthesized from uridine diphosphategalactose and glucose 1-phosphate; which is catalyzed by the enzyme galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase. In addition, uridine diphosphate glucose can be biosynthesized from uridine diphosphategalactose through its interaction with the enzyme UDP-glucose 4-epimerase. In humans, uridine diphosphate glucose is involved in galactose metabolism. Outside of the human body, Uridine diphosphate glucose has been detected, but not quantified in, several different foods, such as tea, ostrich ferns, chickpea, cinnamons, and sourdoughs. This could make uridine diphosphate glucose a potential biomarker for the consumption of these foods.
CAS Number133-89-1
Udp glucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-(alpha-D-glucopyranosyl pyrophosphate)biospider
Uridine 5'-diphosphate glucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-diphospho-a-D-glucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-diphospho-alpha-D-glucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-diphospho-alpha-delta-glucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-diphosphoglucosebiospider
Uridine 5'-pyrophosphate a-D-glucopyranosyl esterbiospider
Uridine 5'-pyrophosphate a-delta-glucopyranosyl esterbiospider
Uridine diphosphate glucosebiospider
Uridine diphospho-d-glucosebiospider
Uridine diphospho-delta-glucosebiospider
Uridine diphosphoglucosebiospider
Uridine pyrophosphate-glucosebiospider
Chemical FormulaC15H24N2O17P2
IUPAC name[({[(2R,3S,4R,5R)-5-(2,4-dioxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidin-1-yl)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]methoxy}(hydroxy)phosphoryl)oxy]({[(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy})phosphinic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C15H24N2O17P2/c18-3-5-8(20)10(22)12(24)14(32-5)33-36(28,29)34-35(26,27)30-4-6-9(21)11(23)13(31-6)17-2-1-7(19)16-15(17)25/h1-2,5-6,8-14,18,20-24H,3-4H2,(H,26,27)(H,28,29)(H,16,19,25)/t5-,6-,8-,9-,10+,11-,12-,13-,14-/m1/s1
Isomeric SMILESOC[C@H]1O[C@H](OP(O)(=O)OP(O)(=O)OC[C@H]2O[C@H]([C@H](O)[C@@H]2O)N2C=CC(=O)NC2=O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O
Average Molecular Weight566.3018
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight566.055020376
Chemical Taxonomy
Description Belongs to the class of organic compounds known as pyrimidine nucleotide sugars. These are pyrimidine nucleotides bound to a saccharide derivative through the terminal phosphate group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassNucleosides, nucleotides, and analogues
ClassPyrimidine nucleotides
Sub ClassPyrimidine nucleotide sugars
Direct ParentPyrimidine nucleotide sugars
Alternative Parents
  • Pyrimidine nucleotide sugar
  • Pyrimidine ribonucleoside diphosphate
  • Pentose phosphate
  • Pentose-5-phosphate
  • Glycosyl compound
  • N-glycosyl compound
  • Monosaccharide phosphate
  • Organic pyrophosphate
  • Pyrimidone
  • Monoalkyl phosphate
  • Hydropyrimidine
  • Monosaccharide
  • Organic phosphoric acid derivative
  • Oxane
  • Phosphoric acid ester
  • Pyrimidine
  • Alkyl phosphate
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Vinylogous amide
  • Tetrahydrofuran
  • Urea
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Lactam
  • Polyol
  • Oxacycle
  • Organoheterocyclic compound
  • Azacycle
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Primary alcohol
  • Alcohol
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 15 mg
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
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