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Information on EC 2.4.1.16 - chitin synthase

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     2 Transferases
         2.4 Glycosyltransferases
             2.4.1 Hexosyltransferases
                2.4.1.16 chitin synthase
IUBMB Comments
Converts UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine into chitin and UDP.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
AaCHS-1, acetylglucosaminyltransferase, chitin-uridine diphosphate, AgCHS-1, AgCHS-2, Ar-CS1, BcChsVI, CaChs1, CaChs2p, chitin synthase 1, chitin synthase 2, more
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LITERATURE
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine + [(1->4)-N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl]n = UDP + [(1->4)-N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl]n+1
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