FunctionNecessary for the biosynthesis of the Pk antigen of blood histogroup P. Catalyzes the transfer of galactose to lactosylceramide and galactosylceramide. Necessary for the synthesis of the receptor for bacterial verotoxins.
Tissue specificityUbiquitous. Highly expressed in kidney, heart, spleen, liver, testis and placenta.
PathwayProtein modification; protein glycosylation.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the glycosyltransferase 32 family.
DomainThe conserved DXD motif is involved in enzyme activity.