Term Information [More information on alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity]

Accession
GO:0003828
Name
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
CMP-N-acetylneuraminate:alpha-N-acetylneuraminyl-2,3-beta-D-galactoside alpha-2,8-N-acetylneuraminyltransferase activity, CMP-NeuAc:LM1 alpha-(2->8)-sialyltranferase activity, CMP-NeuAc:LM1(alpha-2,8) sialyltranferase activity, GD3 synthase activity, alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity, alpha-N-acetylneuraminide alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity, ganglioside GD3 synthase activity, ganglioside GD3 synthetase sialyltransferase activity, SAT-2, cytidine monophosphoacetylneuraminate-ganglioside GM3
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: CMP-N-acetylneuraminate + alpha-N-acetylneuraminyl-(2->3)-beta-D-galactosyl-R = CMP + alpha-N-acetylneuraminyl-(2->8)-alpha-N-acetylneuraminyl-(2->3)-beta-D-galactosyl-R. Source: EC:2.4.99.8
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0003828 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity (GO:0003828)
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alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule modification (GO:0043412)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) sialylation (GO:0097503)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups (GO:0016757)
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity [is_a relation] is_a  sialyltransferase activity (GO:0008373)

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