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A new class EC 7, Translocases, has been added to the EC list. It will be part of ENZYME from release 2018_10. Read more about EC 7 here.

ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Poly(ribitol-phosphate) beta-glucosyltransferase.
Alternative Name(s)
UDP-D-glucose polyribitol phosphate glucosyl transferase.
Reaction catalysed
n UDP-alpha-D-glucose + 4-O-((1-D-ribitylphospho)(n)-(1-D-ribitylphospho)-(2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol <=> n UDP + 4-O-((2-beta-D-glucosyl-1-D-ribitylphospho)(n)-(1-D-ribitylphospho)-(2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of poly ribitol phosphate teichoic acids in the cell wall of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis W23.
  • This enzyme adds a beta-D-glucose to the hydroxyl group at the 2 position of the ribitol phosphate units.
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.4.1.53
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.53
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.53
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