Galactose 1-phosphate

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Galactose 1-phosphate
Alpha-D-Galactose-1-phosphate.svg
Names
IUPAC name
[3,4,5-Trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxyphosphonic acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
MeSH Galactose-1-phosphate
Properties
C6H13O9P
Molar mass 260.136
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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D-Galactose-1-phosphate is an intermediate in the intraconversion of glucose and galactose.

It is formed from galactose by galactokinase.

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