IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acetoxybutynylbithiophene deacetylase

Reaction: 5-(4-acetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene + H2O = 5-(4-hydroxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene + acetate

Other name(s): acetoxybutynylbithiophene esterase; 5-(4-acetoxy-1-butynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene:acetate esterase

Systematic name: 5-(4-acetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene O-acetylhydrolase

Comments: The enzyme is highly specific.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 82346-63-2


1. Sütfeld, R. and Towers, G.H.N. 5-(4-Acetoxy-1-butinyl)-2,2'-bithiophene:acetate esterase from Tagetes patula. Phytochemistry 21 (1982) 277-279.

[EC created 1986]

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