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A group of enzymes with the general formula CMP-N-acetylneuraminate:acceptor N-acetylneuraminyl transferase. They catalyze the transfer of N-acetylneuraminic acid from CMP-N-acetylneuraminic acid to an acceptor, which is usually the terminal sugar residue of an oligosaccharide, a glycoprotein, or a glycolipid. EC 2.4.99.-.

Year introduced: 1987(1979)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.913.400.800

MeSH Unique ID: D012799

Registry Number: EC 2.4.99.-

Entry Terms:

  • Glycoprotein Sialyltransferase
  • Sialyltransferase, Glycoprotein
  • Glycoprotein Sialyltransferases
  • Sialyltransferases, Glycoprotein
  • Ectosialyltransferase

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