Fungal chitin synthase (IPR004834)

Short name: Chitin_synth_fun

Overlapping homologous superfamilies


Family relationships


This region is found commonly in chitin synthases classes I, II and III EC: Chitin a linear homopolymer of GlcNAc residues, it is an important component of the cell wall of fungi and is synthesised on the cytoplasmic surface of the cell membrane by membrane bound chitin synthases [PMID: 7773595].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006031 chitin biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0004100 chitin synthase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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