Reaction: acetyl-CoA + an L-cysteine-S-conjugate = CoA + an N-acetyl L-cysteine-S-conjugate
Glossary: N-acetyl-L-cysteine-S-conjugate = mercapturic acid
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:S-substituted L-cysteine N-acetyltransferase
Comments: S-Benzyl-L-cysteine and, in decreasing order of activity, S-butyl-L-cysteine, S-propyl-L-cysteine, O-benzyl-L-serine and S-ethyl-L-cysteine, can act as acceptors.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 81725-80-6
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