GlycosylTransferase Family 8

Activities in Familylipopolysaccharide α-1,3-galactosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.44); UDP-Glc: (glucosyl)lipopolysaccharide α-1,2-glucosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.-); lipopolysaccharide glucosyltransferase 1 (EC 2.4.1.58); glycogenin glucosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.186); inositol 1-α-galactosyltransferase (galactinol synthase) (EC 2.4.1.123); homogalacturonan α-1,4-galacturonosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.43); UDP-GlcA: xylan α-glucuronyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.-); UDP-Gal:glucoside α-1,3-galactosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.-)
Mechanism Retaining
3D Structure StatusGT-A
NoteDistant similarity to family GT24; The animal LARGE bifunctional glycosyltransferases are made of two domains. The N-terminal domain, which adds a-1,3-Xyl residues, belongs to family GT8 while the C-terminal domain, which adds b-1,3-GlcA residues, belongs to family GT49.
External resourcesGlymap; HOMSTRAD;
Commercial Enzyme Provider(s)CHEMILY;
Statistics GenBank accession (13860); Uniprot accession (1209); PDB accession (45); 3D entries (10); cryst (0)
All (12262) Archaea (9) Bacteria (10386) Eukaryota (1690) Viruses (174) unclassified (3) Structure (10) Characterized (53)


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