NANS converts ManNAc-6-P to Neu5Ac-9-P

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R-HSA-4084976
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Sialic acid synthase (NANS, SAS) can convert N-acetylmannosamine 6-phosphate (ManNAc-6-P) to N-acetylneuraminate 9-phosphate (Neu5Ac-9-P) (Lawrence et al. 2000). NANS shows lower activity towards ManNAc and can convert it to Neu5Ac (not shown here, Lawrence et al. 2000).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10749855 Cloning and expression of the human N-acetylneuraminic acid phosphate synthase gene with 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-glycero- D-galacto-nononic acid biosynthetic ability

Nguyen, N, Coleman, TA, Huddleston, KA, Lee, YC, Lawrence, SM, Betenbaugh, MJ, Vann, WF, Pitts, LR

J. Biol. Chem. 2000
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N-acylneuraminate-9-phosphate synthase activity of NANS [cytosol]

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