Controls the flux of glucose into the hexosamine pathway. Most likely involved in regulating the availability of precursors for N- and O-linked glycosylation of proteins. Regulates the circadian expression of clock genes ARNTL/BMAL1 and CRY1.
Subcellular location: Intracellular
Synonyms: GFA, GFAT, GFPT, MSLG, CMS12, GFAT1, CMSTA1, GFAT 1, GFAT1m, GFPT1L, Glutamine--fructose-6-phosphate aminotransferase [isomerizing] 1, D-fructose-6-phosphate amidotransferase 1, Glutamine:fructose-6-phosphate amidotransferase 1, Hexosephosphate aminotransferase 1, GFPT1