EC - Diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
Other names:
1-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerol cholinephosphotransferase
1-alkyl-2-acetyl-m-glycerol:CDPcholine choline phosphotransferase
1-alkyl-2-acetylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
sn-1,2-diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
CDP-choline diglyceride phosphotransferase
CPT [ambiguous]
alkylacylglycerol choline phosphotransferase
alkylacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
cytidine diphosphocholine glyceride transferase
cytidine diphosphorylcholine diglyceride transferase
diacylglycerol choline phosphotransferase
phosphocholine diacylglyceroltransferase
phosphorylcholine—glyceride transferase
CDP choline:1,2-diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
CDP-choline:1,2-diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
Systematic name:
CDP-choline:1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol cholinephosphotransferase



1-Alkyl-2-acylglycerol can act as acceptor; this activity was previously listed separately.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00321
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004142
CAS Registry Number: 9026-13-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (21) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Coleman, R. and Bell, R.M.
    Phospholipid synthesis in isolated fat cells. Studies of microsomal diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase and diacylglycerol ethanolaminephosphotransferase activities.
    J. Biol. Chem. 252 : 3050-3056 (1977). [PMID: 192727]
  2. Lee, T.-C., Blank, M.L., Fitzgerald, V. and Snyder, F.
    Formation of alkylacyl- and diacylglycerophosphocholines via diradylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase in rat liver.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 713 : 479-483 (1982). [PMID: 6295501]
  3. Parsasarathy, S., Cady, R.K., Kraushaar, D.S., Sladek, N.E. and Baumann, W.J.
    Inhibition of diacylglycerol:CDPcholine cholinephosphotransferase activity by dimethylaminoethyl p-chlorophenoxyacetate.
    Lipids 13 : 161-164 (1978). [PMID: 204847]
  4. Renooij, W. and Snyder, F.
    Biosynthesis of 1-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (platelet activating factor and a hypotensive lipid) by cholinephosphotransferase in various rat tissues.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 663 : 545-556 (1981). [PMID: 6260215]

[EC created 1961, modified 1986 (EC created 1983, incorporated 1986)]