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One step closer to a sweet conclusion

TitleOne step closer to a sweet conclusion
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsWithers, SG, WAKARCHUK, WW, Strynadka, NCJ
JournalCHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY
Volume9
Pagination1270-1273
Date PublishedDEC
ISSN1074-5521
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.

DOI10.1016/S1074-5521(02)00291-0