Gene description for UGP2
Gene name UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase 2
Gene symbol UGP2
Other names/aliases -
Species Bos taurus
 Database cross references - UGP2
ExoCarta ExoCarta_281565
Entrez Gene 281565
UniProt Q07130  
 UGP2 identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Milk 23459212    
 Gene ontology annotations for UGP2
Molecular Function
    metal ion binding GO:0046872 IEA
    UTP:glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase activity GO:0003983 IEA
Biological Process
    UDP-glucose metabolic process GO:0006011 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    nucleus GO:0005634 IEA
    cytoplasm GO:0005737 IEA
    extracellular exosome GO:0070062 IEA
 Experiment description of studies that identified UGP2 in exosomes
Experiment ID 213
ISEV standards
EV Biophysical techniques
EV Cytosolic markers
EV Membrane markers
EV Negative markers
EV Particle analysis
Identified molecule protein
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23459212    
Organism Bos taurus
Experiment description Bovine milk proteome: Quantitative changes in normal milk exosomes, milk fat globule membranes and whey proteomes resulting from Staphylococcus aureus mastitis.
Authors Reinhardt TA, Sacco RE, Nonnecke BJ, Lippolis JD.
Journal name J Proteomics
Publication year 2013
Sample Milk
Sample name Staphylococcus aureus-infected-Milk
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Sucrose density gradient
Flotation density -
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Mass spectrometry
 Protein-protein interactions for UGP2
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.
 Pathways in which UGP2 is involved
Formation of the active cofactor, UDP-glucuronate IEA Reactome
Glycogen synthesis IEA Reactome

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