EC 2.7.8.44 - Teichoic acid glycerol-phosphate primase

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ENZYME: 2.7.8.44


ID   2.7.8.44
DE   Teichoic acid glycerol-phosphate primase.
AN   Tag primase.
CA   CDP-glycerol + N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-
CA   glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol = CDP + 4-O-((2R)-1-
CA   glycerophospho)-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-
CA   glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol.
CC   -!- Involved in the biosynthesis of teichoic acid linkage units in
CC       bacterial cell walls.
CC   -!- This enzyme adds the first glycerol unit to the disaccharide linker
CC       of the teichoic acid.
DR   P27621    , TAGB_BACSU ;  Q8RKI8    , TARB_BACPZ ;  Q2G2X4    , TARB_STAA8 ;
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