polysaccharide pyruvyltransferasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Catalyses the pyruvylation of capsular polysaccharides; phosphoenolpyruvate is donor at the lipid-bound saccharide stage of various bacterial polysaccharides

Registry number: EC 2.2.1.-

Synonyms: capsular polysaccharide pyruvyltransferase

(26 Jun 1999)