EC 188.8.131.52 - Butyrate—acetoacetate CoA-transferase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
- butanoyl-CoA + acetoacetate = butanoate + acetoacetyl-CoA
Butanoate, acetoacetate and their CoA thioesters are the preferred substrates, but the enzyme also acts, more slowly, on the derivatives of a number of C2 to C6 monocarboxylic acids.
Links to other databases
Butyryl-CoA:acetoacetate CoA-transferase from a lysine-fermenting Clostridium.J. Biol. Chem. 253 : 1219-1225 (1978). [PMID: 624727]
[EC 184.108.40.206 created 1984]