EC 2.3.1.136 - Polysialic-acid O-acetyltransferase

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EC 2.3.1.136

Names

Accepted name:
polysialic-acid O-acetyltransferase
Other names:
LRAT
lecithin retinol acyl transferase
lecithin-retinol acyltransferase
lecithin:retinol acyltransferase
retinyl ester synthase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:polysialic-acid O-acetyltransferase

Reactions

Comments:

Acts only on substrates containing more than 14 sialosyl residues. Catalyses the modification of capsular polysaccharides in some strains of Escherichia coli.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050208
CAS Registry Number: 116412-21-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Higa, H.H. and Varki, A
    Acetyl-coenzyme A:polysialic acid O-acetyltransferase from K1-positive Escherichia coli. The enzyme responsible for the O-acetyl plus phenotype and for O-acetyl form variation.
    J. Biol. Chem. 263: 8872-8878 (1988). [PMID: 2897964]

[EC 2.3.1.136 created 1992]