Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups;
Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups (only sub-subclass identified to date)
Requires a divalent metal such as Mn2+. Isolated from the bacteria Legionella pneumophila and Campylobacter jejuni, where it is involved in the biosynthesis of legionaminic acid, a virulence-associated, cell surface sialic acid-like derivative.
EC 184.108.40.206 created 2012
|Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism|
Glaze PA, Watson DC, Young NM, Tanner ME
Biosynthesis of CMP-N,N’-diacetyllegionaminic acid from UDP-N,N’-diacetylbacillosamine in Legionella pneumophila.
Schoenhofen IC, Vinogradov E, Whitfield DM, Brisson JR, Logan SM
The CMP-legionaminic acid pathway in Campylobacter: biosynthesis involving novel GDP-linked precursors.
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