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Information on EC 2.7.8.14 - CDP-ribitol ribitolphosphotransferase

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Involved in the biosynthesis of poly ribitol phosphate teichoic acids in the cell wall of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This enzyme adds around 40 ribitol units to the linker molecule.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Staphylococcus aureus
Synonyms
EC 2.4.1.55, poly(ribitol phosphate) synthetase, polyribitol phosphate polymerase, polyribitol phosphate synthetase, synthetase, teichoate, teichoate synthase, teichoic acid synthase, teichoic-acid synthase, more
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n CDP-ribitol + 4-O-di[(2R)-1-glycerophospho]-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol = n CMP + 4-O-(D-ribitylphospho)n-di[(2R)-1-glycerophospho]-N-acetyl-beta-D-mannosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminyl-diphospho-ditrans,octacis-undecaprenol
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