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Identification
HMDB Protein ID HMDBP14213
Secondary Accession Numbers None
Name Sia-alpha-2,3-Gal-beta-1,4-GlcNAc-R:alpha 2,8-sialyltransferase
Synonyms
  1. Alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase 8C
  2. Alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase III
  3. ST8 alpha-N-acetyl-neuraminide alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase 3
  4. Sialyltransferase 8C
  5. Sialyltransferase St8Sia III
  6. SIAT8-C
  7. ST8SiaIII
Gene Name ST8SIA3
Protein Type Unknown
Biological Properties
General Function Not Available
Specific Function Catalyzes the transfer of sialic acid from a CMP-linked sialic acid donor onto the terminal sialic acid of an acceptor through alpha-2,8-linkages. Is active with alpha-2,3-linked, alpha-2,6-linked and alpha-2,8-linked sialic acid of N-linked oligosaccharides of glycoproteins and glycolipids. Displays preference for substrates with alpha-2,3-linked terminal sialic acid. It can form polysialic acid in vitro directly on alpha-2,3-, alpha-2,6-, or alpha-2,8-linked sialic acid.
Pathways
  • protein glycosylation
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
Biological Process
ganglioside biosynthetic process
N-glycan processing
protein sialylation
glycosphingolipid biosynthetic process
protein glycosylation
oligosaccharide metabolic process
glycoprotein metabolic process
Cellular Component
integral to membrane
Golgi membrane
Molecular Function
sialyltransferase activity
alpha-N-acetylneuraminate alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase activity
identical protein binding
sialic acid binding
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Not Available
Locus Not Available
SNPs Not Available
Gene Sequence Not Available
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 380
Molecular Weight 43969.515
Theoretical pI 9.523
Pfam Domain Function
Signals Not Available
Transmembrane Regions
  • 10-33;
Protein Sequence Not Available
GenBank ID Protein Not Available
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID O43173
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name SIA8C_HUMAN
PDB IDs
GenBank Gene ID Not Available
GeneCard ID Not Available
GenAtlas ID Not Available
HGNC ID Not Available
References
General References
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