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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Teichoic acid ribitol-phosphate polymerase.
Alternative Name(s)
Tar polymerase.
Reaction catalysed
n CDP-ribitol + 4-O-(1-D-ribitylphospho-(2R)-1-glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol <=> n CMP + 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
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of teichoic acid linkage units in the cell wall of Bacillus subtilis W23.
  • This enzyme adds the 25-35 ribitol units to the linker molecule.
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.8.47
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.47
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.8.47
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