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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 2.7.8.44

Accepted Name
Teichoic acid glycerol-phosphate primase.
Alternative Name(s)
Tag primase.
Reaction catalysed
CDP-glycerol + N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol <=> CDP + 4-O-((2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol
Comment(s)
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of teichoic acid linkage units in bacterial cell walls.
  • This enzyme adds the first glycerol unit to the disaccharide linker of the teichoic acid.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.7.8.44
EC2PDB2.7.8.44
ExplorEnz2.7.8.44
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.8.44
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.44
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.44
IntEnz2.7.8.44
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.7.8.44
MetaCyc2.7.8.44
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P27621, TAGB_BACSU;  Q8RKI8, TARB_BACPZ;  Q2G2X4, TARB_STAA8;  

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