Family

GWT1 (IPR009447)

Short name: GWT1

Family relationships

None.

Description

Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) is a conserved post-translational modification to anchor cell surface proteins to plasma membrane in eukaryotes. GWT1 is involved in GPI anchor biosynthesis; it is required for inositol acylation in yeast [PMID: 12714589].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006506 GPI anchor biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0016746 transferase activity, transferring acyl groups

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
PANTHER
PIRSF
Pfam