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Information on EC 2.4.1.92 - (N-acetylneuraminyl)-galactosylglucosylceramide N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase

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IUBMB Comments
This enzyme catalyses the formation of the gangliosides (i.e. sialic-acid-containing glycosphingolipids) GM2, GD2 and SM2 from GM3, GD3 and SM3, respectively. Asialo-GM3 and lactosylceramide are also substrates, but glycoproteins and oligosaccharides are not substrates.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
acetylgalactosaminyltransferase, acetylgalactosaminyltransferase, uridine diphosphoacetylgalactosamine-ganglioside GM3, beta 1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase-A, beta-(1-4)-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase, beta-(1->4)-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase, beta-1,4 N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1, beta-1,4-N-acetyl-galactosaminyltransferase 1, beta-1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyl-transferase, beta-1,4-N-acetylgalactosyltransferase II, beta1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase, more
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LITERATURE
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosamine + O-(N-acetyl-alpha-neuraminyl)-(2->3)-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->4)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1<->1)-ceramide = UDP + O-2-(acetylamino)-2-deoxy-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->4)-O-[N-acetyl-alpha-neuraminyl-(2->3)]-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->4)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1<->1)-ceramide
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