IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N6-hydroxylysine N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + N6-hydroxy-L-lysine = CoA + N6-acetyl-N6-hydroxy-L-lysine

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Other name(s): N6-hydroxylysine:acetyl CoA N6-transacetylase; N6-hydroxylysine acetylase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:N6-hydroxy-L-lysine 6-acetyltransferase

Comments: Involved in the synthesis of aerobactin from lysine in a strain of Escherichia coli.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 101077-53-6


1. Coy, M., Paw, B.H., Bindereif, A. and Neilands, J.B. Isolation and properties of Nε-hydroxylysine:acetyl coenzyme A Nε-transacetylase from Escherichia coli pABN11. Biochemistry 25 (1986) 2485-2489. [PMID: 3521734]

2. De Lorenzo, V., Bindereif, A., Paw, B.H. and Neilands, J.B. Aerobactin biosynthesis and transport genes of plasmid ColV-K30 in Escherichia coli K-12. J. Bacteriol. 165 (1986) 570-578. [PMID: 2935523]

[EC created 1989]

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