EC - N-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase

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Accepted name:
N-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase
Other names:
CMP-N-acetylneuraminate synthase
CMP-N-acetylneuraminate synthetase
CMP-N-acetylneuraminic acid synthase
CMP-NANA synthetase
CMP-Neu5Ac synthetase
CMP-NeuAc synthetase
CMP-sialate pyrophosphorylase
CMP-sialate synthase
CMP-sialate synthetase
CMP-sialic synthetase
acetylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase
acylneuraminate cytidyltransferase
cytidine 5'-monophospho-N-acetylneuraminic acid synthetase
cytidine 5'-monophosphosialic acid synthetase
cytidine 5-monophosphate N-acetylneuraminic acid synthetase
cytidine monophosphoacetylneuraminic synthetase
cytidine monophosphosialate pyrophosphorylase
cytidine monophosphosialate synthetase
cytidine monophosphosialic acid synthetase
CMP-sialate diphosphorylase
CMP-NeuNAc synthetase
CMP-sialic acid synthetase
CMP-N-acetylneuraminic acid synthetase
Systematic name:
CTP:N-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase



Acts on N-acetyl- and N-glycolyl- derivatives.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008781
CAS Registry Number: 9067-82-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (18) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kean, E.L. and Roseman, S.
    The sialic acids. X. Purification and properties of cytidine 5'-monophosphosialic acid synthetase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241 : 5643-5650 (1966). [PMID: 4288894]

[EC created 1972]