Definition: Catalysis of the acetylation of an amino acid residue of a peptide or protein, according to the reaction: acetyl-CoA + peptide = CoA + N-acetylpeptide.
GO:0008080 - N-acetyltransferase activity
GO:0004596 - peptide alpha-N-acetyltransferase activity (4)
Unification Links: GO:0034212
©2015 SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493