IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: undecaprenyl-phosphate mannosyltransferase

Reaction: GDP-α-D-mannose + undecaprenyl phosphate = GDP + D-mannosyl-1-phosphoundecaprenol

Other name(s): guanosine diphosphomannose-undecaprenyl phosphate mannosyltransferase; GDP mannose-undecaprenyl phosphate mannosyltransferase; GDP-D-mannose:lipid phosphate transmannosylase; GDP-mannose:undecaprenyl-phosphate D-mannosyltransferase

Systematic name: GDP-α-D-mannose:undecaprenyl-phosphate D-mannosyltransferase

Comments: Requires phosphatidylglycerol.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-62-6


1. Lahav, M., Chiu, T.H. and Lennarz, W.J. Studies on the biosynthesis of mannan in Micrococcus lysodeikticus. II. The enzymatic synthesis of mannosyl-l-phosphoryl-undecaprenol. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 5890-5898. [PMID: 5350943]

[EC created 1972]

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