|Title||One step closer to a sweet conclusion|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Authors||Withers, SG, WAKARCHUK, WW, Strynadka, NCJ|
|Journal||CHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY|
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.