IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 1-alkenylglycerophosphoethanolamine O-acyltransferase

Reaction: acyl-CoA + 1-alkenylglycerophosphoethanolamine = CoA + 1-alkenyl-2-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine

Systematic name: acyl-CoA:1-alkenylglycerophosphoethanolamine O-acyltransferase

Comments: Long-chain unsaturated acyl-CoAs are the best substrates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 112445-17-7


1. Arthur, G., Page, L. and Choy, P.C. Acylation of 1-alkenylglycerophosphoethanolamine and 1-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine in guinea-pig heart microsomes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 921 (1987) 259-265. [PMID: 3651487]

[EC created 1990]

Return to EC 2.3.1 home page
Return to EC 2.3 home page
Return to EC 2 home page
Return to Enzymes home page
Return to IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page