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Keyword - Phosphotransferase system (KW-0598)

Definition

Protein involved in the phosphotransferase system, the major carbohydrate transport system in bacteria. This phosphotransferase system catalyzes the transfer of the phosphoryl group from phosphoenolpyruvate to incoming sugar substrates concomitant with their translocation across the cell membrane.

Synonyms

  • Phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent sugar phosphotransferase system
  • PTS
  • Sugar phosphotransferase system

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent sugar phosphotransferase system [ GO:0009401 ]

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