IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ecdysone O-acyltransferase

Reaction: palmitoyl-CoA + ecdysone = CoA + ecdysone palmitate

Other name(s): acyl-CoA:ecdysone acyltransferase; fatty acyl-CoA:ecdysone acyltransferase

Systematic name: palmitoyl-CoA:ecdysone palmitoyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 120038-26-8


1. Slinger, A.J. and Isaac, R.E. Acyl-CoA-ecdysone acyltransferase activity from the ovary of P. americana. Insect Biochem. 18 (1988) 779-784.

[EC created 1992]

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