UniProt functional annotation for P07862

UniProt code: P07862.

Organism: Escherichia coli (strain K12).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia.
 
Function: Cell wall formation.
 
Catalytic activity: ATP + 2 D-alanine = ADP + phosphate + D- alanyl-D-alanine.
Cofactor: Binds 2 magnesium or manganese ions per subunit (By similarity).
Pathway: Cell wall biogenesis; peptidoglycan biosynthesis.
Subunit: Monomer.
Subcellular location: Cytoplasm.
Similarity: Belongs to the D-alanine--D-alanine ligase family.
Similarity: Contains 1 ATP-grasp domain.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.