N-acetylneuraminate synthase
Enzyme information
Common names
N-acetylneuraminate synthase
(NANA)condensing enzyme
N-acetylneuraminate pyruvate-lyase (pyruvate-phosphorylating)
NeuAc synthase
2.5.1.56
EC Number
2.5.1.56
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Orthophosphate + N-Acetylneuraminate = H2O + Phosphoenolpyruvate + N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine
Orthophosphate + N-Acetylneuraminate 9-phosphate = H2O + Phosphoenolpyruvate + N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine-6-phosphate