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The annotation and conditions in this rule are derived from the following entries: P0A722 (LPXA_ECOLI), P32199 (LPXA_RICRI)

If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

    • Matches HAMAP signature MF_00387
    • taxon = Bacteria
    • fragment ≠ the sequence is fragmented
    • Matches HAMAP signature MF_00387
    • gene location = Plastid
    • fragment ≠ the sequence is fragmented

Special conditions

    • gene location = Plastid; Chloroplast
    • gene location ≠ Plastid; Chloroplast

... then these annotations are applied i

Protein namei

  • Recommended name:
    Acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein]--UDP-N-acetylglucosamine O-acyltransferase (EC:2.3.1.129)
    Short name:
    UDP-N-acetylglucosamine acyltransferase

Gene namei

  • Name:lpxA

Catalytic activityi

  • (R)-3-hydroxytetradecanoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] + UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine = [acyl-carrier-protein] + UDP-3-O-(3-hydroxytetradecanoyl)-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine.

Subunit structurei

  • Homotrimer.

Pathwayi

Sequence similaritiesi

Functioni

  • Involved in the biosynthesis of lipid A, a phosphorylated glycolipid that in bacteria anchors the lipopolysaccharide to the outer membrane of the cell. The target for the lipopolysaccharides produced in the chloroplast could either be the cell envelope of the eukaryote or the plastid membrane.
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of lipid A, a phosphorylated glycolipid that anchors the lipopolysaccharide to the outer membrane of the cell.

Subcellular locationi

Keywordsi

GO (Gene Ontology) termsi

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