IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphate acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + phosphate = CoA + acetyl phosphate

Other name(s): phosphotransacetylase; phosphoacylase; PTA

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:phosphate acetyltransferase

Comments: Also acts with other short-chain acyl-CoAs.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-91-8


1. Bergmeyer, H.U., Holz, G., Klotzsch, H. and Lang, G. Phosphotransacetylase aus Clostridium kluyveri. Züchtung des Bacteriums, Isolierung, Krystallisation und Eigenschaften des Enzyms. Biochem. Z. 338 (1963) 114-121.

2. Stadtman, E.R. The purification and properties of phosphotransacetylase. J. Biol. Chem. 196 (1952) 527-534.

3. Stadtman, E.R. Phosphotransacetylase from Clostridium kluyveri. Methods Enzymol. 1 (1955) 596-599.

[EC created 1961, modified 1976]

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