IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: galactolipid O-acyltransferase

Reaction: 2 mono-β-D-galactosyldiacylglycerol = acylmono-β-D-galactosyldiacylglycerol + mono-β-D-galactosylacylglycerol

Other name(s): galactolipid:galactolipid acyltransferase

Systematic name: mono-β-D-galactosyldiacylglycerol:mono-β-D-galactosyldiacylglycerol acyltransferase

Comments: Di-D-galactosyldiacylglycerol can also act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 103537-09-3


1. Heemskerk, J.W.M., Wintermans, J.F.G.M., Joyard, J., Block, M.A., Dorne, A.-J. and Douce, R. Localization of galactolipid:galactolipid galactosyltransferase and acyltransferase in outer envelope membrane of spinach chloroplasts. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 877 (1986) 281-289.

2. Heinz, E. Some properties of the acyl galactoside-forming enzyme from leaves. Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 69 (1973) 359-376.

[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