3.4.22.70: sortase A

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about sortase A, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

The enzyme catalyses a cell wall sorting reaction in which a surface protein with a sorting signal containing a LPXTG motif is cleaved between the Thr and Gly residue. The resulting threonine carboxyl end of the protein is covalently attached to a pentaglycine cross-bridge of peptidoglycan. =

Synonyms

C60.001, sortase A, sortase A transpeptidase, sortase SrtA, sortase transpeptidase, SrtA, SrtA protein, SrtA sortase

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
                3.4.22.70 sortase A