Accepted name: UDP-GlcNAc:ribostamycin N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine + ribostamycin = UDP + 2′′′-acetyl-6′′′-hydroxyneomycin C
Other name(s): neoK (gene name)
Systematic name: UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine:ribostamycin N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase
Comments: Involved in biosynthesis of the aminoglycoside antibiotic neomycin. Requires a divalent metal ion, optimally Mg2+, Mn2+ or Co2+.
1.  Yokoyama, K., Yamamoto, Y., Kudo, F. and Eguchi, T. Involvement of two distinct N-acetylglucosaminyltransferases and a dual-function deacetylase in neomycin biosynthesis. ChemBioChem 9 (2008) 865–869. [PMID: 18311744]
[EC created 2012]