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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
Teichoic acid glycerol-phosphate transferase.
Alternative Name(s)
Teichoic acid glycerol-phosphate primase.
Reaction catalysed
CDP-glycerol + 4-O-((2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol <=> CDP + 4-O-di((2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of teichoic acid linkage units in the cell walls of some bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus.
  • This enzyme adds a second glycerol unit to the disaccharide linker of the teichoic acid.
  • Cf. EC
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.8.45
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.45
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.45
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