MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009317 - acetyl-CoA carboxylase complex

Synonyms: ACCase complex

Definition: A protein complex that catalyzes the first step in long-chain fatty acid biosynthesis. For example, in E. coli the complex is heterohexameric and composed of biotin carbonyl carrier protein, biotin carboxylase and the acetate CoA-transferase complex.

Parent Classes:
GO:1902494 - catalytic complex,
GO:0044444 - cytoplasmic part

GO:0009343 - biotin carboxylase complex (3),
GO:0009329 - acetate CoA-transferase complex (2)

Term Members:
biotin carboxyl carrier protein (accB),
acetyl-CoA carboxyltransferase, α subunit (accA),
acetyl-CoA carboxyltransferase, β subunit (accD),
biotinylated biotin-carboxyl carrier protein (accB)

Unification Links: GO:0009317

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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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