IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: citramalate CoA-transferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + citramalate = acetate + (3S)-citramalyl-CoA

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:citramalate CoA-transferase

Comments: The enzyme is a component of EC citramalate lyase. Also catalyses the transfer of thioacyl carrier protein from its acetyl thioester to citramalate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9033-60-7


1. Dimroth, P., Buckel, W., Loyal, R. and Eggerer, H. Isolation and function of the subunits of citramalate lyase and formation of hybrids with the subunits of citrate lyase. Eur. J. Biochem. 80 (1977) 469-477. [PMID: 923590]

[EC created 1984]

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