IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: lysine carbamoyltransferase

Reaction: carbamoyl phosphate + L-lysine = phosphate + L-homocitrulline

Other name(s): lysine transcarbamylase

Systematic name: carbamoyl-phosphate:L-lysine carbamoyltransferase

Comments: Not identical with EC ornithine carbamoyltransferase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 86352-19-4


1. Hommes, F.A., Eller, A.G., Scott, D.F. and Carter, A.L. Separation of ornithine and lysine activities of the ornithine-transcarbamylase-catalyzed reaction. Enzyme 29 (1983) 271-277. [PMID: 6409607]

[EC created 1986]

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