IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.3.1.71

Accepted name: glycine N-benzoyltransferase

Reaction: benzoyl-CoA + glycine = CoA + hippurate

Glossary: hippurate = N-benzoylglycine

Other name(s): benzoyl CoA-amino acid N-acyltransferase; benzoyl-CoA:glycine N-acyltransferase

Systematic name: benzoyl-CoA:glycine N-benzoyltransferase

Comments: Not identical with EC 2.3.1.13 glycine N-acyltransferase or EC 2.3.1.68 glutamine N-acyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 71567-07-2

References:

1. Nandi, D.L., Lucas, S.V. and Webster, L.T. Benzoyl-coenzyme A:glycine N-acyltransferase and phenylacetyl-coenzyme A:glycine N-acyltransferase from bovine liver mitochondria. Purification and characterization. J. Biol. Chem. 254 (1979) 7230-7237. [PMID: 457678]

[EC 2.3.1.71 created 1984]


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