KEGG   ENZYME: 2.3.1.53Help
Entry
EC 2.3.1.53                 Enzyme                                 

Name
phenylalanine N-acetyltransferase;
acetyl-CoA-L-phenylalanine alpha-N-acetyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Acyltransferases;
Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
acetyl-CoA:L-phenylalanine N-acetyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
acetyl-CoA + L-phenylalanine = CoA + N-acetyl-L-phenylalanine [RN:R00693]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
acetyl-CoA [CPD:C00024];
L-phenylalanine [CPD:C00079]
Product
CoA [CPD:C00010];
N-acetyl-L-phenylalanine [CPD:C03519]
Comment
Also acts, more slowly, on L-histidine and L-alanine.
History
EC 2.3.1.53 created 1976
Pathway
Phenylalanine metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:5238989]
  Authors
Leuzinger W, Baker AL, Cauvin E.
  Title
Acetylcholinesterase. II. Crystallization, absorption spectra, isoionic point.
  Journal
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 59 (1968) 620-3.
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9075-16-5

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