IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphatidylcholine—dolichol O-acyltransferase

Reaction: 3-sn-phosphatidylcholine + dolichol = 1-acyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + acyldolichol

Systematic name: 3-sn-phosphatidylcholine:dolichol O-acyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9012-30-0


1. Keenan, R. and Kruczek, H. The esterification of dolichol by rat liver microsomes. Biochemistry 15 (1976) 1586-1591. [PMID: 4095]

2. Radominska-Pyrek, A., Chojnachi, T. and Zulezyk, W. Acyl esters of polyprenols: specificity of microsomal transacylase for polyprenols of different chain length and saturation. Acta Biochim. Pol. 26 (1979) 125-134. [PMID: 506613]

[EC created 1984]

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