IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutaconate CoA-transferase

Reaction: acetyl-CoA + (E)-glutaconate = acetate + glutaconyl-1-CoA

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Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:(E)-glutaconate CoA-transferase

Comments: Glutarate, (R)-2-hydroxyglutarate, propenoate and propanoate, but not (Z)-glutaconate, can also act as acceptors.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 79078-99-2


1. Buckel, W.S., Dorn, U. and Semmler, R. Glutaconate CoA-transferase from Acidaminococcus fermentans. Eur. J. Biochem. 118 (1981) 315-321. [PMID: 6945182]

[EC created 1984, modified 2002]

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