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  Domain Name: NAL
N-Acetylneuraminic acid aldolase, also called N-acetylneuraminate lyase (NAL). N-Acetylneuraminic acid aldolase, also called N-acetylneuraminate lyase (NAL), which catalyses the reversible aldol reaction of N-acetyl-D-mannosamine and pyruvate to give N-acetyl-D-neuraminic acid (D-sialic acid). It has a widespread application as biocatalyst for the synthesis of sialic acid and its derivatives. This enzyme has been shown to be quite specific for pyruvate as the donor, but flexible to a variety of D- and, to some extent, L-hexoses and pentoses as acceptor substrates. NAL is member of dihydrodipicolinate synthase family that comprises several pyruvate-dependent class I aldolases.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 4
Total Disease Mutations Found: 4
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (2 proteins).


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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
active site
catalytic residue
inhibitor site
dimer interface

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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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