EC - Maltose O-acetyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
maltose O-acetyltransferase
Other name:
maltose transacetylase
Systematic name:
acetyl-CoA:maltose O-acetyltransferase



Not identical with EC galactoside O-acetyltransferase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00094
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008925
CAS Registry Number: 81295-47-8


  1. Freundlieb, S. and Boos, W.
    Maltose transacetylase of Escherichia coli: a preliminary report.
    Ann. Microbiol. (Paris) 133A : 181-189 (1982). [PMID: 7041741]
  2. Brand, B. and Boos, W.
    Maltose transacetylase of Escherichia coli. Mapping and cloning of its structural, gene, mac, and characterization of the enzyme as a dimer of identical polypeptides with a molecular weight of 20,000.
    J. Biol. Chem. 266 : 14113-14118 (1991). [PMID: 1856235]
  3. Lo Leggio, L., Dal Degan, F., Poulsen, P., Andersen, S.M. and Larsen, S.
    The structure and specificity of Escherichia coli maltose acetyltransferase give new insight into the LacA family of acyltransferases.
    Biochemistry 42 : 5225-5235 (2003). [PMID: 12731863]

[EC created 1984]