EC 2.3.1.1 - Amino-acid N-acetyltransferase

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EC 2.3.1.1

Names

Accepted name:
amino-acid N-acetyltransferase
Other names:
N-acetyl-L-glutamate synthetase
N-acetylglutamate synthase
N-acetylglutamate synthetase
AGAS
acetylglutamate acetylglutamate synthetase
acetylglutamic synthetase
amino acid acetyltransferase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:L-glutamate N-acetyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts with L-aspartate and, more slowly, with some other amino acids.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004042
CAS Registry Number: 9029-88-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (332) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Maas, W.K., Novelli, G.D. and Lipmann, F.
    Acetylation of glutamic acid by extracts of Escherichia coli.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 39: 1004-1008 (1953). [PMID: 16589365]

[EC 2.3.1.1 created 1961]