EC - Glucosamine-phosphate N-acetyltransferase

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Accepted name:
glucosamine-phosphate N-acetyltransferase
Other names:
N-acetylglucosamine-6-phosphate synthase
D-glucosamine-6-P N-acetyltransferase
aminodeoxyglucosephosphate acetyltransferase
glucosamine 6-phosphate acetylase
glucosamine-6-phosphate acetylase
phosphoglucosamine N-acetylase
phosphoglucosamine acetylase
phosphoglucosamine transacetylase
glucosamine 6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:D-glucosamine-6-phosphate N-acetyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004343
CAS Registry Number: 9031-91-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (14) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Davidson, E.A.
    Glucosamine 6-phosphate N-acetylase.
    Methods Enzymol. 9 : 704-707 (1966).
  2. Davidson, E.A., Blumenthal, H.J. and Roseman, F.
    Glucosamine metabolism. II. Studies of glucosamine 6-phosphate N-acetylase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 226 : 125-133 (1957).
  3. Pattabiraman, T.N. and Bachhawat, B.K.
    Purification of glucosamine-6-phosphate N-acetylase from sheep brain.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 59 : 681-689 (1962).
  4. Boehmelt, G., Fialka, I., Brothers, G., McGinley, M.D., Patterson, S.D., Mo, R., Hui, C.C., Chung, S., Huber, L.A., Mak, T.W. and Iscove, N.N.
    Cloning and characterization of the murine glucosamine-6-phosphate acetyltransferase EMeg32. Differential expression and intracellular membrane association.
    J. Biol. Chem. 275 : 12821-12832 (2000). [PMID: 10777580]

[EC created 1961, modified 2002]