IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: propionate CoA-transferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + propanoate = acetate + propanoyl-CoA

Other names: propionate coenzyme A-transferase; propionate-CoA:lactoyl-CoA transferase; propionyl CoA:acetate CoA transferase; propionyl-CoA transferase

Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:propanoate CoA-transferase

Comments: Butanoate and lactate can also act as acceptors.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 9026-15-7


1. Stadtman, E.R. Acyl-coenzyme A synthesis by phosphotransacetylase and coenzyme A transphorase. Fed. Proc. 11 (1952) 291 only.

[EC created 1961]

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