MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008080 - N-acetyltransferase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the transfer of an acetyl group to a nitrogen atom on the acceptor molecule.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016407 - acetyltransferase activity,
GO:0016410 - N-acyltransferase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0004042 - acetyl-CoA:L-glutamate N-acetyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0004059 - aralkylamine N-acetyltransferase activity (2),
GO:0004060 - arylamine N-acetyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0004145 - diamine N-acetyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0004358 - glutamate N-acetyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0019134 - glucosamine-1-phosphate N-acetyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0034212 - peptide N-acetyltransferase activity (5),
GO:0051392 - tRNA N-acetyltransferase activity (1)

Term Members:
dTDP-fucosamine acetyltransferase (rffC),
tRNAMet cytidine acetyltransferase (tmcA),
aminoalkylphosphonate N-acetyltransferase (phnO),
ribosomal-protein-S18-alanine N-acetyltransferase (rimI),
ribosomal-protein-S5-alanine N-acetyltransferase (rimJ),
L-amino acid N-acyltransferase (mnaT),
peptidyl-lysine acetyltransferase (patZ),
deacetylcolchicine N-acetyltransferase

Unification Links: GO:0008080

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:2.3.1.-

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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