Reaction: acetyl-CoA + an alcohol = CoA + an acetyl ester
Other name(s): alcohol acetyltransferase
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:alcohol O-acetyltransferase
Comments: Acts on a range of short-chain aliphatic alcohols, including methanol and ethanol
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 80237-89-4
1. Yoshioka, K. and Hashimoto, N. Ester formation by alcohol acetyltransferase from brewers' yeast. Agric. Biol. Chem. 45 (1981) 2183-2190.