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Keyword - Exopolysaccharide synthesis (KW-0270)

Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of exopolysaccharide (EPS), a high molecular-weight polymer composed of saccharide subunits. An example is succinoglycan (EPS I) of Rhizobium meliloti, that is important for invasion of the nodules that it elicits on its host, Medicago sativa.

Synonyms

  • EPS anabolism
  • EPS biosynthesis
  • EPS biosynthetic process
  • EPS formation
  • EPS synthesis
  • Exopolysaccharide anabolism
  • Exopolysaccharide biosynthesis
  • Exopolysaccharide biosynthetic process
  • Exopolysaccharide formation

Category

Biological process

GOi

polysaccharide biosynthetic process [ GO:0000271 ]

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Exopolysaccharide synthesisBiological process

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