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EC 1.1.1.136     
Accepted name: UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 6-dehydrogenase
Reaction: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine + 2 NAD+ + H2O = UDP-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-α-D-glucuronate + 2 NADH + 2 H+
For diagram of UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine and UDP-N-acetylmannosamine biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoacetylglucosamine dehydrogenase; UDP-acetylglucosamine dehydrogenase; UDP-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose:NAD oxidoreductase; UDP-GlcNAc dehydrogenase; WbpA; WbpO
Systematic name: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine:NAD+ 6-oxidoreductase
Comments: This enzyme participates in the biosynthetic pathway for UDP-α-D-ManNAc3NAcA (UDP-2,3-diacetamido-2,3-dideoxy-α-D-mannuronic acid), an important precursor of B-band lipopolysaccharide.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9054-83-5
References:
1.  Fan, D.-F., John, C.E., Zalitis, J. and Feingold, D.S. UDPacetylglucosamine dehydrogenase from Achromobacter georgiopolitanum. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 135 (1969) 45–49. [PMID: 4312076]
2.  Miller, W.L., Wenzel, C.Q., Daniels, C., Larocque, S., Brisson, J.R. and Lam, J.S. Biochemical characterization of WbpA, a UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 6-dehydrogenase involved in O-antigen biosynthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1. J. Biol. Chem. 279 (2004) 37551–37558. [PMID: 15226302]
[EC 1.1.1.136 created 1972, modified 2012]
 
 


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