EC - Aspartate N-acetyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
aspartate N-acetyltransferase
Other names:
L-aspartate N-acetyltransferase
aspartate acetyltransferase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:L-aspartate N-acetyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0017188
CAS Registry Number: 9029-99-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (59) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Goldstein, F.B.
    Biosynthesis of N-acetyl-L-aspartic acid.
    J. Biol. Chem. 234: 2702-2706 (1959).
  2. Knizley, H., Jr.
    The enzymatic synthesis of N-acetyl-L-aspartic acid by a water-insoluble preparation of a cat brain acetone powder.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 4619-4622 (1967). [PMID: 6061408]

[EC created 1965]