EC - Acetyl-CoA C-myristoyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
acetyl-CoA C-myristoyltransferase
Other names:
3-oxopalmitoyl-CoA hydrolase
3-oxopalmitoyl-CoA-CoA acetyltransferase
myristoyl-CoA C-acetyltransferase
Systematic name:
myristoyl-CoA:acetyl-CoA C-myristoyltransferase



A peroxisomal enzyme involved in branched chain fatty acid β-oxidation in peroxisomes. It differs from EC (propionyl-CoA C2-trimethyldecanoyltransferase) in not being active towards 3-oxopristanoyl-CoA.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050633
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (32) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Miyazawa, S., Furuta, S., Osumi, T., Hashimoto, T. and Ui, N.
    Properties of peroxisomal 3-ketoacyl-coA thiolase from rat liver.
    J Biochem (Tokyo) 90 : 511-519 (1981). [PMID: 6117552]

[EC created 2000]