IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutarate—CoA ligase

Reaction: ATP + glutarate + CoA = ADP + phosphate + glutaryl-CoA

Other name(s): glutaryl-CoA synthetase; glutaryl coenzyme A synthetase

Systematic name: glutarate:CoA ligase (ADP-forming)

Comments: GTP or ITP can act instead of ATP.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-68-1


1. Menon, G.K.K., Friedman, D.L. and Stern, J.R. Enzymic synthesis of glutaryl-coenzyme A. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 44 (1960) 375-377.

[EC created 1961]

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