Uridine Diphosphate Galactose
Diphosphate Galactose, Uridine
Galactose, Uridine Diphosphate
Uridine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), P'-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl ester
A nucleoside diphosphate sugar which can be epimerized into UDPglucose for entry into the mainstream of carbohydrate metabolism. Serves as a source of galactose in the synthesis of lipopolysaccharides, cerebrosides, and lactose.