Dolichyl-phosphate D-xylosyltransferase

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In enzymology, a dolichyl-phosphate D-xylosyltransferase (EC 2.4.2.32) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

UDP-D-xylose + dolichyl phosphate UDP + dolichyl D-xylosyl phosphate

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are UDP-D-xylose and dolichyl phosphate, whereas its two products are UDP and dolichyl D-xylosyl phosphate.

This enzyme belongs to the family of glycosyltransferases, specifically the pentosyltransferases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is UDP-D-xylose:dolichyl-phosphate D-xylosyltransferase.

References

  • IUBMB entry for 2.4.2.32
  • BRENDA references for 2.4.2.32 (Recommended.)
  • PubMed references for 2.4.2.32
  • PubMed Central references for 2.4.2.32
  • Google Scholar references for 2.4.2.32
  • Waechter CJ, Lucas JJ, Lennarz WJ (1974). "Evidence for xylosyl lipids as intermediates in xylosyl transfers in hen oviduct membranes". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 56: 343&ndash, 50. PMID 4823870.

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Gene Ontology (GO) codes


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