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|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 184.108.40.206
Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equation for this EC number, which can be found here .
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Direct generic reaction:
an aliphatic α,ω-diamine + acetyl-CoA = an aliphatic N-acetyl-diamine + coenzyme A + H+ (220.127.116.11)
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: diamine N-acetyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: spermidine acetyltransferase, putrescine acetyltransferase, putrescine (diamine)-acetylating enzyme, diamine acetyltransferase, spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase, spermidine N1-acetyltransferase, acetyl-coenzyme A-1,4-diaminobutane N-acetyltransferase, putrescine acetylase, putrescine N-acetyltransferase
In this specific E.C. 18.104.22.168 reaction, spermidine is acetylated in response to cell stress.
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Acts on propane-1,3-diamine, pentane-1,5-diamine, putrescine, spermidine (forming N1- and N8-acetylspermidine), spermine, N1-acetylspermidine and N8-acetylspermidine.
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