IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: malate—CoA ligase

Reaction: ATP + malate + CoA = ADP + phosphate + malyl-CoA

Other name(s): malyl-CoA synthetase; malyl coenzyme A synthetase; malate thiokinase

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-58-4


1. Mue, S., Tuboi, S. and Kikuchi, G. On malyl-coenzyme A synthetase. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 56 (1964) 545-551.

[EC created 1972]

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