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Chem Biol. 2002 Dec;9(12):1270-3.

One step closer to a sweet conclusion.

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Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, Canada BC V6T 1Z1.

Abstract

OtsA is required for the biosynthesis of trehalose, a nonreducing disaccharide that is important for bacterial survival and stress responses. In this issue of Chemistry & Biology, the structure of OtsA is uncovered and reveals an unexpected relationship between the enzyme's structure and function.

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12498879
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