|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
In Pathway: L-cysteine biosynthesis I
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: serine O-acetyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: SATase, L-serine acetyltransferase, serine acetyltransferase, serine transacetylase
This is the first reaction in the conversion of serine to cysteine.
Smith71a: Smith IK, Thompson JF (1971). "Purification and characterization of L-serine transacetylase and O-acetyl-L-serine sulfhydrylase from kidney bean seedlings (Phaseolus vulgaris)." Biochim Biophys Acta 227(2);288-95. PMID: 5550822
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