IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutamine N-phenylacetyltransferase

Reaction: phenylacetyl-CoA + L-glutamine = CoA + α-N-phenylacetyl-L-glutamine

Other name(s): glutamine phenylacetyltransferase; phenylacetyl-CoA:L-glutamine N-acetyltransferase

Systematic name: phenylacetyl-CoA:L-glutamine α-N-phenylacetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9030-00-6


1. Moldave, K. and Meister, A. Synthesis of phenylacetylglutamine by human tissue. J. Biol. Chem. 229 (1957) 463-476.

[EC created 1961]

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