Reaction: acetyl-CoA + citramalate = acetate + (3S)-citramalyl-CoA
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:citramalate CoA-transferase
Comments: The enzyme is a component of EC 18.104.22.168 citramalate lyase. Also catalyses the transfer of thioacyl carrier protein from its acetyl thioester to citramalate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9033-60-7
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