Family

Mycothiol biosynthesis protein, MshA (IPR017814)

Short name: Mycothiol_biosynthesis_MshA

Family relationships

None.

Description

Members of this protein family, found exclusively in the Actinobacteria, are MshA, the glycosyltransferase of mycothiol biosynthesis [PMID: 16940050]. Mycothiol replaces glutathione in these species.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0010125 mycothiol biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0008375 acetylglucosaminyltransferase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
HAMAP
TIGRFAMs