IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-acetyl-D-muramate 6-phosphate phosphatase

Reaction: N-acetyl-D-muramate 6-phosphate + H2O = N-acetyl-D-muramate + phosphate

Other name(s): mupP (gene name)

Systematic name: N-acetyl-D-muramate 6-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from Pseudomonas species, participates in a peptidoglycan salvage pathway.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Borisova, M., Gisin, J. and Mayer, C. The N-acetylmuramic acid 6-phosphate phosphatase MupP completes the Pseudomonas peptidoglycan recycling pathway leading to intrinsic fosfomycin resistance. LID - e00092-17 [pii] LID - 10.1128/mBio.00092-17 [doi. MBio 8 (2017) . [PMID: 28351914]

[EC created 2017]

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