IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acetyl-CoA hydrolase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + H2O = CoA + acetate

Other name(s): acetyl-CoA deacylase; acetyl-CoA acylase; acetyl coenzyme A hydrolase; acetyl coenzyme A deacylase; acetyl coenzyme A acylase; acetyl-CoA thiol esterase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA hydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-54-7


1. Gergely, J., Hele, P. and Ramakrishnan, C.V. Succinyl and acetyl coenzyme A deacylases. J. Biol. Chem. 198 (1952) 323-334.

[EC created 1961]

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