IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: histidine N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + L-histidine = CoA + N-acetyl-L-histidine

Other name(s): acetylhistidine synthetase; histidine acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:L-histidine N-acetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9027-59-2


1. Baslow, M.H. N-acetyl-L-histidine synthetase activity from the brain of the killifish. Brain Res. 3 (1966) 210-213. [PMID: 5971525]

[EC created 1972]

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