IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cortisol O-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + cortisol = CoA + cortisol 21-acetate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): cortisol acetyltransferase; corticosteroid acetyltransferase; corticosteroid-21-O-acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:cortisol O-acetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9076-48-6


1. Thomas, P.J. Cortisol acetyltransferase from baboon brain. Biochem. J. 109 (1968) 695-696. [PMID: 4971640]

[EC created 1972]

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