IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose 3-N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose = CoA + dTDP-3-acetamido-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose

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Other name(s): FdtC; dTDP-D-Fucp3N acetylase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose 3-N-acetyltransferase

Comments: The product, dTDP-3-acetamido-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactose, is a component of the glycan chain of the crystalline bacterial cell surface layer protein (S-layer glycoprotein) of Aneurinibacillus thermoaerophilus.

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1. Pfoestl, A., Hofinger, A., Kosma, P. and Messner, P. Biosynthesis of dTDP-3-acetamido-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactose in Aneurinibacillus thermoaerophilus L420-91T. J. Biol. Chem. 278 (2003) 26410-26417. [PMID: 12740380]

[EC created 2012]

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