IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.8.3.8

Accepted name: acetate CoA-transferase

Reaction: acyl-CoA + acetate = a fatty acid anion + acetyl-CoA

Other names: acetate coenzyme A-transferase; butyryl CoA:acetate CoA transferase; butyryl coenzyme A transferase; succinyl-CoA:acetate CoA transferase

Systematic name: acyl-CoA:acetate CoA-transferase

Comments: Acts on butanoyl-CoA and pentanoyl-CoA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37278-35-6

References:

1. Vanderwinkel, E., Furmanski, P., Reeves, H.C. and Ajl, S.J. Growth of Escherichia coli on fatty acids: requirement for coenzyme A transferase activity. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 33 (1968) 902-908. [PMID: 4884054]

2. Kaschabek, S.R., Kuhn, B., Müller, D., Schmidt, E. and Reineke, W. Degradation of aromatics and chloroaromatics by Pseudomonas sp. strain B13: purification and characterization of 3-oxoadipate:succinyl-coenzyme A (CoA) transferase and 3-oxoadipyl-CoA thiolase. J. Bacteriol. 184 (2002) 207-215. [PMID: 11741862]

3. Gobel, M., Kassel-Cati, K., Schmidt, E. and Reineke, W. Degradation of aromatics and chloroaromatics by Pseudomonas sp. strain B13: cloning, characterization, and analysis of sequences encoding 3-oxoadipate:succinyl-coenzyme A (CoA) transferase and 3-oxoadipyl-CoA thiolase. J. Bacteriol. 184 (2002) 216-223. [PMID: 11741863]

[EC 2.8.3.8 created 1972]


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