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Uridine triphosphate

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Uridine triphosphate

Uridine-5'-triphosphate (UTP) is a UDP-glucose enters the synthesis of glycogen. UTP is used in the metabolism of galactose, where the activated form UDP-galactose is converted to UDP-glucose. UDP-glucuronate is used to conjugate bilirubin to a more water-soluble bilirubin diglucuronide. ==Role in receptor mediation== UTP also has roles in mediating responses
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