IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: homoserine O-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + L-homoserine = CoA + O-acetyl-L-homoserine

Other name(s): homoserine acetyltransferase; homoserine transacetylase; homoserine-O-transacetylase; L-homoserine O-acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:L-homoserine O-acetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-72-2


1. Nagai, S. and Flavin, M. Acetylhomoserine. An intermediate in the fungal biosynthesis of methionine. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 3884-3895. [PMID: 6037552]

[EC created 1972]

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