Murein transglycosylase

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murein transglycosylase

(Science: enzyme) Converts glycosidic bond between n-acetylmuramic acid and n-acetylglucosamine into an internal 1-6 anhydro n-acetylmuramyl (hemiacetal) bond in an intramolecular transglycosylation reaction

Registry number: EC 2.4.99.-

Synonym: murein-murein-6-muramyltransferase (internal cyclizing), soluble lytic transglycosylase, mlt transglycosylase, membrane-bound lytic transglycosylase, lambda r transglycosylase, mltb gene product, slt35 protein, 35-kD soluble lytic transglycosylase