IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: vinylacetyl-CoA Δ-isomerase

Reaction: vinylacetyl-CoA = (E)-but-2-enoyl-CoA

Glossary: (E)-but-2-enoyl-CoA = crotonyl-CoA

Other name(s): vinylacetyl coenzyme A Δ-isomerase; vinylacetyl coenzyme A isomerase; Δ3-cis-Δ2-trans-enoyl-CoA isomerase

Systematic name: vinylacetyl-CoA Δ32-isomerase

Comments: Also acts on 3-methyl-vinylacetyl-CoA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9023-73-8


1. Lynen, F., Knappe, J., Lorch, E., Jütting, G. and Ringelmann, E. Die biochemische Funktion des Biotins. Angew. Chem. 71 (1959) 481-486.

2. Rilling, H.C. and Coon, M.J. The enzymatic isomerization of α-methylvinylacetyl coenzyme A and the specificity of a bacterial α-methylcrotonyl coenzyme A carboxylase. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 3087-3092.

[EC created 1961]

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