EC - Undecaprenyl-phosphate glucose phosphotransferase

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Accepted name:
undecaprenyl-phosphate glucose phosphotransferase
Other names:
undecaprenylphosphate glucosylphosphate transferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:ditrans,octacis-undecaprenyl-phosphate glucose phosphotransferase



The enzyme is involved in biosynthesis of xanthan.

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


  1. Ielpi, L., Couso, R. O., Dankert, M. A.
    Sequential assembly and polymerization of the polyprenol-linked pentasaccharide repeating unit of the xanthan polysaccharide in Xanthomonas campestris.
    J. Bacteriol. 175 : 2490-2500 (1993). [PMID: 7683019]
  2. Katzen, F., Ferreiro, D. U., Oddo, C. G., Ielmini, M. V., Becker, A., Puhler, A., Ielpi, L.
    Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris gum mutants: effects on xanthan biosynthesis and plant virulence.
    J. Bacteriol. 180 : 1607-1617 (1998). [PMID: 9537354]
  3. Kim, S. Y., Kim, J. G., Lee, B. M., Cho, J. Y.
    Mutational analysis of the gum gene cluster required for xanthan biosynthesis in Xanthomonas oryzae pv oryzae.
    Biotechnol. Lett. 31 : 265-270 (2009). [PMID: 18854951]

[EC created 2010]