EC 2.4.2.46 - Galactan 5-O-arabinofuranosyltransferase

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EC 2.4.2.46

Names

Accepted name:
galactan 5-O-arabinofuranosyltransferase
Other names:
AftA
Rv3792
Systematic name:
galactofuranan:trans,octacis-decaprenylphospho-β-D-arabinofuranose 5-O-α-D-arabinofuranosyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

Isolated from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Corynebacterium glutamicum. These arabinofuranosyl groups form the start of an arabinofuranan chain as part of the of the cell wall in mycobacteria.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Alderwick, L. J., Seidel, M., Sahm, H., Besra, G. S., Eggeling, L.
    Identification of a novel arabinofuranosyltransferase (AftA) involved in cell wall arabinan biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 281 : 15653-15661 (2006). [PMID: 16595677]

[EC 2.4.2.46 created 2012]