EC - Phosphatidate cytidylyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
phosphatidate cytidylyltransferase
Other names:
CDP diglyceride pyrophosphorylase
CDP-diacylglyceride synthetase
CDP-diacylglycerol synthase
CTP-diacylglycerol synthetase
CTP:1,2-diacylglycerophosphate-cytidyl transferase
DAG synthetase
cytidine diphosphoglyceride pyrophosphorylase
phosphatidate cytidyltransferase
phosphatidic acid cytidylyltransferase
Systematic name:
CTP:phosphatidate cytidylyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC01019
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004605
CAS Registry Number: 9067-83-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (79) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Carter, J.R. and Kennedy, E.P.
    Enzymatic synthesis of cytidine diphosphate diglyceride.
    J. Lipid Res. 7 : 678-683 (1966). [PMID: 4291255]
  2. McCaman, R.E. and Finnerty, W.R.
    Biosynthesis of cytidine diphosphate-diglyceride by a particulate fraction from Micrococcus cerificans.
    J. Biol. Chem. 243 : 5074-5080 (1968). [PMID: 5679981]
  3. Petzold, G.L. and Agranoff, B.W.
    The biosynthesis of cytidine diphosphate diglyceride by embryonic chick brain.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242 : 1187-1191 (1967). [PMID: 6067194]

[EC created 1972]