Mannosylglycerate synthase - Q9RFR0 (MGS_RHOMR)


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  • Number of PDB entries for Q9RFR0: 5
Involved in the biosynthesis of the stress protectant 2-O-alpha-D-mannosyl glycerate (MG) which is produced in response to growth at supraoptimal temperature and salinity, and protects several enzymes against inactivation by temperature, freeze-drying and osmotic stress. Catalyzes the condensation of alpha-GDP-D-mannose (GDP-Man) with D-glycerate to produce alpha-mannosyl-D-glycerate. It is specific for GDP-Man, but it can also use alpha-GDP-D-glucose (GDP-Glc), beta-GDP-D-fructose, alpha-UDP-D-mannose and alpha-UDP-D-glucose as sugar donors. It is specific for D-glycerate, but it can also use D-lactate and glycolate as sugar acceptors. This reaction occurs with a net retention of anomeric configuration; the newly formed glycosidic linkage has the same alpha configuration as the sugar donor. UniProt
Catalytic Activity
R-glycerate + GDP-alpha-D-mannose = 2R-2-O-alpha-D-mannosyl-glycerate + GDP + H+ UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Homotetramer. Dimer of dimers. UniProt
  • Organism: Rhodothermus obamensis
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  • Other Gene names: mgs
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