KEGG   ENZYME: 2.4.1.70Help
Entry
EC 2.4.1.70                 Enzyme                                 

Name
poly(ribitol-phosphate) N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase;
UDP acetylglucosamine-poly(ribitol phosphate) acetylglucosaminyltransferase;
uridine diphosphoacetylglucosamine-poly(ribitol phosphate) acetylglucosaminyltransferase;
UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine:poly(ribitol-phosphate) N-acetyl-D-glucosaminyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine:poly(ribitol-phosphate) N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine + poly(ribitol phosphate) = UDP + (N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl)poly(ribitol phosphate) [RN:R02717 R06182]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine [CPD:C00043];
poly(ribitol phosphate) [CPD:C00653]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
(N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl)poly(ribitol phosphate)
Comment
Involved in the synthesis of teichoic acids.
History
EC 2.4.1.70 created 1972
Reference
1
  Authors
Nathenson, S.G., Ishimoto, N. and Strominger, J.L.
  Title
UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:polyribitol phosphate N-acetylglucosaminyltransferases from Staphylococcus aureus.
  Journal
Methods Enzymol. 8 (1966) 426-429.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37277-71-7

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