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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009243 - O antigen biosynthetic process

Synonyms: O antigen anabolism, O antigen biosynthesis, O antigen formation, O antigen synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the O side chain of a lipopolysaccharide, which determines the antigenic specificity of the organism. It is made up of about 50 repeating units of a branched tetrasaccharide.

Parent Classes:
GO:0033692 - cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process ,
GO:0046402 - O antigen metabolic process

Part Of:
GO:0009103 - lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process

Term Members:
O-antigen flippase (rfbX) ,
dTDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-D-glucose transaminase (rffA) ,
dTDP-fucosamine acetyltransferase (rffC) ,
Rfe ,
β-1,6-galactofuranosyltransferase (wbbI) ,
UDP-galactopyranose mutase (glf) ,
dTDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase 2 (rffH) ,
RfbA ,
dTDP-glucose 4,6-dehydratase 2 (rffG) ,
dTDP-glucose 4,6-dehydratase (rfbB) ,
dTDP-4-dehydrorhamnose reductase (rfbD) ,
dTDP-4-dehydrorhamnose 3,5-epimerase (rfbC)

Unification Links: GO:0009243


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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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