IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ornithine N-benzoyltransferase

Reaction: 2 benzoyl-CoA + L-ornithine = 2 CoA + N2,N5-dibenzoyl-L-ornithine

Other name(s): ornithine N-acyltransferase

Systematic name: benzoyl-CoA:L-ornithine N-benzoyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 111693-97-1


1. Seymour, M.A., Millburn, P. and Tait, G.H. Renal biosynthesis of ornithuric acid in quail. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 15 (1987) 1108-1109.

[EC created 1990]

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