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Entry
EC 2.3.1.69                 Enzyme                                 

Name
monoterpenol O-acetyltransferase;
menthol transacetylase
Class
Transferases;
Acyltransferases;
Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
acetyl-CoA:monoterpenol O-acetyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
acetyl-CoA + a monoterpenol = CoA + a monoterpenol acetate ester [RN:R03017]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
acetyl-CoA [CPD:C00024];
monoterpenol [CPD:C00863]
Product
CoA [CPD:C00010];
monoterpenol acetate ester [CPD:C03707]
Comment
(-)-Menthol, (+)-neomenthol, borneol, and also cyclohexanol and decan-1-ol can be acetylated.
History
EC 2.3.1.69 created 1984
Reference
1  [PMID:16660375]
  Authors
Croteau R, Hooper CL.
  Title
Metabolism of Monoterpenes: Acetylation of (-)-Menthol by a Soluble Enzyme Preparation from Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Leaves.
  Journal
Plant. Physiol. 61 (1978) 737-742.
Reference
2  [PMID:16661898]
  Authors
Martinkus C, Croteau R.
  Title
Metabolism of Monoterpenes : EVIDENCE FOR COMPARTMENTATION OF l-MENTHONE METABOLISM IN PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA) LEAVES.
  Journal
Plant. Physiol. 68 (1981) 99-106.
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CAS: 
78990-59-7

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