IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: lysine N-acetyltransferase

Reaction: acetyl phosphate + L-lysine = phosphate + N6-acetyl-L-lysine

Other name(s): lysine acetyltransferase

Systematic name: acetyl-phosphate:L-lysine N6-acetyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37257-12-8


1. Paik, W.K. and Kim, S. Enzymic synthesis of ε-N-acetyl-L-lysine. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 108 (1964) 221-229.

[EC created 1972]

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