LYC1 (gene name);
lysine N6-acetyltransferase (ambiguous)
Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
acetyl-CoA + L-lysine = CoA + N6-acetyl-L-lysine [RN:
The enzyme catalyses the first step of an L-lysine degradation pathway found in many fungal species. The enzyme is specific for acetyl-CoA as the acetyl donor. cf. EC
, lysine N-acetyltransferase.
EC 126.96.36.1996 created 2021
K18854 acetyl-CoA:lysine N6-acetyltransferase
Schmidt, H., Bode, R., and Birnbaum , D.
Lysine degradation in Candida maltosa: occurrence of a novel enzyme, acetyl-CoA: L-lysine N-acetyltransferase.
Arch Microbiol 150:215-218 (1988)
Large PJ, Robertson A.
The route of lysine breakdown in Candida tropicalis.
Bode R, Thurau AM, Schmidt H.
Characterization of acetyl-CoA: L-lysine N6-acetyltransferase, which catalyses the first step of carbon catabolism from lysine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Beckerich JM, Lambert M, Gaillardin C
LYC1 is the structural gene for lysine N-6-acetyl transferase in yeast.
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 188.8.131.526