Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 EC 4.2.2 -- Acting on polysaccharides

Parent Class: EC-Numbers4 -- Lyases4.2 -- Carbon-oxygen lyases

Unofficial Reactions:
a peptidoglycan dimer (generic) → a lipid II + GlcNAc-1,6-anhydro-MurNAc-pentapeptide,
a nascent peptidoglycan (meso-DAP containing)[periplasmic space] → a nascent peptidoglycan (meso-DAP containing) with GlcNAc terminus[periplasmic space] + a mature peptidoglycan strand with 1,6-anhydro-MurNAc terminus[periplasmic space],
a mature peptidoglycan (meso-diaminopimelate containing)[periplasm] → a mature peptidoglycan strand with GlcNAc terminus[periplasm] + a mature peptidoglycan strand with 1,6-anhydro-MurNAc terminus[periplasm],
a mature peptidoglycan(n) (meso-DAP containing)[periplasm] → a mature peptidoglycan(n-1) (meso-DAP containing)[periplasm] + GlcNAc-1,6-anhMurNAc-L-Ala-γ-D-Glu-DAP-D-Ala[periplasm]

Enzymes and Genes:
endolytic murein transglycosylase: mltG
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase F: mltF
lytic murein transglycosylase E: emtA
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase D: mltD
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase C: mltC
soluble lytic murein transglycosylase: slt
membrane-bound lytic murein exotransglycosylase A: mltA
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase B: mltB

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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