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Accepted name: trehalose O-mycolyltransferase
Reaction: 2 α,α-trehalose 6-mycolate = α,α-trehalose + α,α-trehalose 6,6′-bismycolate
Other name(s): α,α’-trehalose 6-monomycolate:α,α’-trehalose mycolyltransferase; α,α’-trehalose-6-mycolate:α,α’-trehalose-6-mycolate 6′-mycolyltransferase
Systematic name: α,α-trehalose-6-mycolate:α,α-trehalose-6-mycolate 6′-mycolyltransferase
Comments: Catalyses the exchange of mycolic acid between trehalose, trehalose mycolate and trehalose bismycolate. Trehalose 6-palmitate can also act as donor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 111694-11-2
1.  Sathyamoorthy, N. and Takayama, K. Purification and characterization of a novel mycolic acid exchange enzyme from Mycobacterium smegmatis. J. Biol. Chem. 262 (1987) 13417–13423. [PMID: 3654621]
[EC created 1990]

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