EC - Thioethanolamine S-acetyltransferase

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Accepted name:
thioethanolamine S-acetyltransferase
Other names:
thioethanolamine acetyltransferase
thioltransacetylase B
acetyl-CoA:thioethanolamine S-acetyltransferase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:2-aminoethanethiol S-acetyltransferase



2-Sulfanylethan-1-ol (2-mercaptoethanol) can act as a substrate [1].

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050336
CAS Registry Number: 9029-93-0


  1. Brady, R.O. and Stadtman, E.R.
    Enzymatic thioltransacetylation.
    J. Biol. Chem. 211 : 621-629 (1954). [PMID: 13221570]
  2. Gunsalus, I.C.
    Group transfer and acyl-generating functions of lipoic acid derivatives.
    In: McElroy, W.D. and Glass, B. (Eds.) A Symposium on the Mechanism of Enzyme Action , Johns Hopkins Press , Baltimore , 1954 , 545-580

[EC created 1961, modified 2006]