IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-tryptophan N-acetyltransferase

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

Other name(s): D-tryptophan acetyltransferase; acetyl-CoA-D-tryptophan-α-N-acetyltransferase

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37257-13-9


1. Zenk, M.H. and Schmitt, J. Enzymatische Acetylierung von D-Tryptophan. Naturwissenschaften 51 (1964) 510-511.

[EC created 1972]

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