IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: homoserine O-succinyltransferase

Reaction: succinyl-CoA + L-homoserine = CoA + O-succinyl-L-homoserine

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): homoserine O-transsuccinylase (ambiguous); homoserine succinyltransferase

Systematic name: succinyl-CoA:L-homoserine O-succinyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 62213-51-8


1. Rowbury, R.J. and Woods, D.D. O-Succinylhomoserine as an intermediate in the synthesis of cystathionine by Escherichia coli. J. Gen. Microbiol. 36 (1964) 341-358.

[EC created 1976]

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