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JCGG-STR001961 JCGG-STR003580
JCGG-STR005020 JCGG-STR004355
This gene encodes the enzyme that is involved in the synthesis of the gangliosides (ganglioside glycolipids): GM2, GD2, and asialo-GM2 (GA2). This enzyme has the activity to transfer GalNAc from the donor UDP-GalNAc to the acceptor (LacCer, GM3, GD3 glycolipid) by the b1-4 bond.
GD2 GM2 asialo-GM2 (GA2) ganglioside glycolipids gangliosides


Alias GALGT, GALNACT    details
Designationbeta-1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1, GM2/GD2 synthase
OrganismHomo sapiens
GeneID 2583
HGNC 4117
mRNA NM_001478       (CDS)
Protein NP_001469       (CDS)
CAZy GT12   
OMIM 601873   
This page does not indicate all of the enzymatic reaction, and expression of "B4GALNT1".