Fig. 5: Action of Transglycosylase in Peptidoglycan Synthesis, Step 1

Transglycosylase enzymes catalize the formation of glycosidic bonds between the NAM and NAG of the peptidoglycan momomers and the NAG and NAM of the existing peptidoglycan.


Illustration of Function of Transglycosylase in Peptidoglycan Synthesis, Step 1.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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