UDP-N-acetylmuramoylalanyl-glutamyl-2,6-diaminopimelate-alanyl-alanine ligasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Reaction: ATP + udp-n-acetylmuramoyl-l-ala-d-glu-2,6 -diaminoheptanedioate d-ala-d-ala = ADP + orthophosphate + udp-n-acetylmuramoyl-l-ala-d-glu-6-carboxy-l-lys-d-ala-d-ala; 454 amino acids, mw 48 kD; from bacteria; final step in synthesis of udp-n-acetylmuramoyl pentapeptide; genbank x62437

Registry number: EC 6.3.2.15

Synonyms: udp-n-acetylmuramoyl-alanyl-d-glutamyl-meso-2,6-diaminopimeloyl-d-alanyl-d-alanine synthetase, murf gene product, udp-n-acetylmuramoyl-l-ala-glu-meso-2,6-diaminopimeloyl-ala-ala synthetase

(26 Jun 1999)