2.5.1.56: N-acetylneuraminate synthase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about N-acetylneuraminate synthase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

phosphoenolpyruvate
+
N-acetyl-D-mannosamine
+
H2O
=
phosphate
+
N-acetylneuraminate

Synonyms

(NANA) condensing enzyme, EC 4.1.3.19, N-acetylneuraminate pyruvate-lyase (pyruvate-phosphorylating), N-acetylneuraminic acid condensing enzyme, NANA condensing enzyme, NeuAc synthase, NeuB, NeuNAc synthase, sialic acid synthase, synthase, N-acetylneuraminate

ECTree

     2 Transferases
         2.5 Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups
             2.5.1 Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups (only sub-subclass identified to date)
                2.5.1.56 N-acetylneuraminate synthase