IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ethanolaminephosphotransferase

Reaction: CDP-ethanolamine + 1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol = CMP + a phosphatidylethanolamine

Other name(s): EPT; diacylglycerol ethanolaminephosphotransferase; CDPethanolamine diglyceride phosphotransferase; phosphorylethanolamine-glyceride transferase; CDP-ethanolamine:1,2-diacylglycerol ethanolaminephosphotransferase

Systematic name: CDP-ethanolamine:1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol ethanolaminephosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-19-1


1. Kennedy, E.P. and Weiss, S.B. The function of cytidine coenzymes in the biosynthesis of phospholipides. J. Biol. Chem. 222 (1956) 193-214.

[EC created 1961]

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