Acceptor substrate specificity of UDP-Gal: GlcNAc-R β1,3-galactosyltransferase (WbbD) from Escherichia coli O7:K1


Most of the glycosyltransferases involved in O antigen biosynthesis have not yet been characterized. We recently demonstrated that the wbbD gene of the O7 lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis cluster in E. coli strain VW187 (O7:K1) encodes WbbD, a UDP-Gal: GlcNAcα-pyrophosphate-lipid β1,3-Gal-transferase (EC 2.4.1., accession number AAC27537) that transfers the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10719-008-9127-7


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