IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-deoxy-manno-octulosonate cytidylyltransferase

Reaction: CTP + 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate = diphosphate + CMP-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate

Other name(s): CMP-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate pyrophosphorylase; 2-keto-3-deoxyoctonate cytidylyltransferase; 3-Deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate cytidylyltransferase; CMP-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate synthetase; CMP-KDO synthetase; CTP:CMP-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate cytidylyltransferase; cytidine monophospho-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate pyrophosphorylase

Systematic name: CTP:3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate cytidylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37278-28-7


1. Ghalambor, M.A. and Heath, E.C. The biosynthesis of cell wall lipopolysaccharide in Escherichia coli. IV. Purification and properties of cytidine monophosphate 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate synthetase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 3216-3221. [PMID: 5330266]

[EC created 1972]

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