IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: [myelin-proteolipid] O-palmitoyltransferase

Reaction: palmitoyl-CoA + [myelin proteolipid] = CoA + O-palmitoyl-[myelin proteolipid]

Other name(s): myelin PLP acyltransferase; acyl-protein synthetase; myelin-proteolipid O-palmitoyltransferase

Systematic name: palmitoyl-CoA:[myelin-proteolipid] O-palmitoyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme in brain transfers long-chain acyl residues to the endogenous myelin proteolipid

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 82657-98-5


1. Bizzozero, O.A., McGarry, J.F. and Lees, M.B. Acylation of endogenous myelin proteolipid protein with different acyl-CoAs. J. Biol. Chem. 262 (1987) 2138-2145. [PMID: 3818589]

[EC created 1989]

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