IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: imidazole N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + imidazole = CoA + N-acetylimidazole

Other name(s): imidazole acetylase; imidazole acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:imidazole N-acetyltransferase

Comments: Also acts with propanoyl-CoA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9029-89-4


1. Kinsky, S.C. Assay, purification, and properties of imidazole acetylase. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 94-98.

[EC created 1961]

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