A bifunctional O-antigen polymerase structure reveals a new glycosyltransferase family

March 9th, 2020 by Bradley R. Clarke

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 09 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-020-0494-0

Structural characterization of WbbM, an enzyme involved in O2a-antigen biosynthesis in Klebsiella pneumoniae, reveals two unique active sites with galactopyranosyl- or galactofuranosyl-transferase activities for oligosaccharide polymerization.
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