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The annotation and conditions in this rule are derived from the following entries: P0A6W3 (MRAY_ECOLI), Q2FZ93 (MRAY_STAA8)

If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

Special conditions

... then these annotations are applied i

Protein namesi

  • Recommended name:
    Putative phospho-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide-transferase (EC:
    Alternative name(s):
    UDP-MurNAc-pentapeptide phosphotransferase
  • Recommended name:
    Phospho-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide-transferase (EC:
    Alternative name(s):
    UDP-MurNAc-pentapeptide phosphotransferase

Gene namei

  • Name:mraY

Subcellular locationi


  • Pathwayi: peptidoglycan biosynthesis

    This protein is involved in the pathway peptidoglycan biosynthesis, which is part of Cell wall biogenesis.
    View all proteins of this organism that are known to be involved in the pathway peptidoglycan biosynthesis and in Cell wall biogenesis.


  • First step of the lipid cycle reactions in the biosynthesis of the cell wall peptidoglycan.

Catalytic activityi

  • UDP-Mur2Ac(oyl-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-D-Ala-D-Ala) + undecaprenyl phosphate = UMP + Mur2Ac(oyl-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-D-Ala-D-Ala)-diphosphoundecaprenol.

Sequence similaritiesi


  • Helical (to residues corresponding to positions @FROM@i - @TO@i)
  • Helical (to residues corresponding to positions @FROM@i - @TO@i)


GO (Gene Ontology) termsi

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