EC 3.1.3.59 - Alkylacetylglycerophosphatase

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EC 3.1.3.59

Names

Accepted name:
alkylacetylglycerophosphatase
Other names:
1-alkyl-2-lyso-sn-glycero-3-P:acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase
alkylacetylglycerophosphate phosphatase
Systematic name:
1-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Involved in the biosynthesis of thrombocyte activating factor in animal tissues.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047647

References

  1. Lee, T.-C., Malone, B. and Snyder, F.
    A new de novo pathway for the formation of 1-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerols, precursors of platelet activating factor. Biochemical characterization of 1-alkyl-2-lyso-sn-glycero-3-P:acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase in rat spleen.
    J. Biol. Chem. 261: 5373-5377 (1986). [PMID: 3007498]

[EC 3.1.3.59 created 1989]