IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: β-mannosylphosphodecaprenol—mannooligosaccharide 6-mannosyltransferase

Reaction: β-D-mannosylphosphodecaprenol + (1→6)-α-D-mannosyloligosaccharide = decaprenol phosphate + (1→6)-α-D-mannosyl-(1→6)-α-D-mannosyl-oligosaccharide

Other name(s): mannosylphospholipid-methylmannoside α-1,6-mannosyltransferase

Systematic name: β-D-mannosylphosphodecaprenol:1,6-α-D-mannosyloligosaccharide 1,6-α-D-mannosyltransferase

Comments: Involved in the formation of mannooligosaccharides in the membrane of Mycobacterium smegmatis.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125008-27-7


1. Yokoyama, K. and Ballou, C.E. Synthesis of α1→6-mannooligosaccharides in Mycobacterium smegmatis. Function of β-mannosylphosphoryldecaprenol as the mannosyl donor. J. Biol. Chem. 264 (1989) 21621-21628. [PMID: 2480954]

[EC created 1992]

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