IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.3.2.10

Accepted name: UDP-N-acetylmuramoylpentapeptide-lysine N6-alanyltransferase

Reaction: L-alanyl-tRNAAla + UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-muramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine = tRNAAla + UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-muramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-N6-(L-alanyl)-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine

Other name(s): alanyl-transfer ribonucleate-uridine diphosphoacetylmuramoylpentapeptide transferase; UDP-N-acetylmuramoylpentapeptide lysine N6-alanyltransferase; uridine diphosphoacetylmuramoylpentapeptide lysine N6-alanyltransferase; L-alanyl-tRNA:UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine 6-N-alanyltransferase; L-alanyl-tRNA:UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine N6-alanyltransferase

Systematic name: L-alanyl-tRNAAla:UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-muramoyl-L-alanyl-D-glutamyl-L-lysyl-D-alanyl-D-alanine N6-alanyltransferase

Comments: Also acts on L-seryl-tRNASer.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37257-26-4

References:

1. Plapp, R. and Strominger, J.L. Biosynthesis of the peptidoglycan of bacterial cell walls. 18. Purification and properties of L-alanyl transfer ribonucleic acid-uridine diphosphate-N-acetylmuramyl-pentapeptide transferase from Lactobacillus viridescens. J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 3675-3682. [PMID: 4248527]

[EC 2.3.2.10 created 1972, modified 2013]


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