Summary: Glycosyltransferase family 9 (heptosyltransferase)
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Members of this family belong to glycosyltransferase family 9 . Lipopolysaccharide is a major component of the outer leaflet of the outer membrane in Gram-negative bacteria. It is composed of three domains; lipid A, Core oligosaccharide and the O-antigen. All of these enzymes transfer heptose to the lipopolysaccharide core.
Campbell JA, Davies GJ, Bulone V, Henrissat B; , Biochem J 1997;326:929-939.: A classification of nucleotide-diphospho-sugar glycosyltransferases based on amino acid sequence similarities PUBMED:9334165 EPMC:9334165
Kadrmas JL, Raetz CR; , J Biol Chem 1998;273:2799-2807.: Enzymatic synthesis of lipopolysaccharide in Escherichia coli. Purification and properties of heptosyltransferase I. PUBMED:9446588 EPMC:9446588
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InterPro entry IPR002201
The biosynthesis of disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides involves the action of hundreds of different glycosyltransferases. These enzymes catalyse the transfer of sugar moieties from activated donor molecules to specific acceptor molecules, forming glycosidic bonds. A classification of glycosyltransferases using nucleotide diphospho-sugar, nucleotide monophospho-sugar and sugar phosphates (EC) and related proteins into distinct sequence based families has been described [PUBMED:9334165]. This classification is available on the CAZy (CArbohydrate-Active EnZymes) web site. The same three-dimensional fold is expected to occur within each of the families. Because 3-D structures are better conserved than sequences, several of the families defined on the basis of sequence similarities may have similar 3-D structures and therefore form 'clans'.
Heptosyltransferase I is thought to add L-glycero-D-manno-heptose to the inner 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid (Kdo) residue of the lipopolysaccharide core [PUBMED:9446588]. Heptosyltransferase II is a glycosyltransferase involved in the synthesis of the inner core region of lipopolysaccharide [PUBMED:11054112]. Lipopolysaccharide is a major component of the outer leaflet of the outer membrane in Gram-negative bacteria. It is composed of three domains; lipid A, Core oligosaccharide and the O-antigen. These enzymes transfer heptose to the lipopolysaccharide core [PUBMED:9446588].
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|Molecular function||transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups (GO:0016757)|
|Biological process||metabolic process (GO:0008152)|
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This is the GT-B clan that contains diverse glycosyltransferases that possess a Rossmann like fold .
The clan contains the following 35 members:Alg14 Capsule_synth DUF1205 DUF1972 DUF3492 DUF354 Epimerase_2 Glyco_tran_28_C Glyco_trans_1_2 Glyco_trans_1_3 Glyco_trans_1_4 Glyco_trans_4_2 Glyco_trans_4_3 Glyco_trans_4_4 Glyco_transf_20 Glyco_transf_28 Glyco_transf_4 Glyco_transf_41 Glyco_transf_5 Glyco_transf_56 Glyco_transf_9 Glyco_transf_90 Glycogen_syn Glycos_transf_1 Glycos_transf_N Glyphos_transf LpxB MGDG_synth Mito_fiss_Elm1 Phosphorylase PIGA PS_pyruv_trans SUA5 Sucrose_synth UDPGT
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_839 (release 3.0)|
|Author:||Finn RD, Bateman A|
|Number in seed:||18|
|Number in full:||6767|
|Average length of the domain:||225.80 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||19 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||64.03 %|
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|Family (HMM) version:||12|
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