2.4.1.16: chitin synthase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about chitin synthase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine
+
[4)-N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl-(1->]n
=
UDP
+
[4)-N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl-(1->]n+1

Synonyms

AaCHS-1, acetylglucosaminyltransferase, chitin-uridine diphosphate, AgCHS-1, AgCHS-2, Ar-CS1, BcChsVI, CaChs1, CaChs2p, chitin synthase 1, chitin synthase 2, chitin synthase 3, chitin synthase 3a, chitin synthase 4, chitin synthase 5, chitin synthase 6, chitin synthase 7, chitin synthase A, chitin synthase B, chitin synthase II, chitin synthase III, chitin synthase protein 2, chitin synthetase, chitin synthetase I, chitin synthetase II, chitin synthetase III, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 1, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 2, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 3, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 4, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 5, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 6, chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase 7, chitin-UDP N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, chitin-uridine diphosphate acetylglucosaminyltransferase, CHS, CHS B, chs-1, chs-2, CHS-3, CHS-6, Chs1, CHS1p, Chs2, CHS2p, CHS3, CHS3a, Chs3p, CHS4, Chs4p, CHS5, CHS6, CHS7, Chs8, chsA, chsB, chsC, chsE, CHSI, CHSIIIa, CHSIIIb, class A chitin synthase, class I CHS, class IV CaChs3p, class IV chitin synthase, class IV CHS, class V chitin synthase, class Vb chitin synthase, class VII chitin synthase, class-A CHS, class-B CHS, class-II chitin synthase 1, CSI, CSII, CSIII, CsmA, CsmB, DmCHS-1, DmCHS-2, DmeChSB, EhCHS-1, EhCHS-2, LcCHS-1, LeChs1, LsCHS-1, Mcs1, More, MsCHS-1, MsCHS1, MsCHS2, myosin motor-like chitin synthase, Ov-chs-2, PdChsVII, TcCHS1, TcCHS2, trans-N-acetylglucosaminosylase, UDP-GlcNAc:chitin 4-alpha-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, UmCHS3, UmCHS6, WdCHS1, WdChs3p, WdChs5p

ECTree

     2 Transferases
         2.4 Glycosyltransferases
             2.4.1 Hexosyltransferases
                2.4.1.16 chitin synthase