n-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that forms cmp-acylneuraminic acids, which donate the n-acylneuraminic acid residues to the terminal sugar residue of a ganglioside or glycoprotein.

Chemical name: CTP:N-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.7.7.43

(12 Dec 1998)