IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucosamine N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + D-glucosamine = CoA + N-acetyl-D-glucosamine

Other name(s): glucosamine acetylase; glucosamine acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:D-glucosamine N-acetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-94-4


1. Chou, T.C. and Soodak, M. The acetylation of D-glucosamine by pigeon liver extracts. J. Biol. Chem. 196 (1952) 105-109.

[EC created 1961]

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