MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Instance reaction:
benzyl alcohol + acetyl-CoA → benzyl acetate + coenzyme A (

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: alcohol O-acetyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: alcohol acetyltransferase

Taxonomic Range: Fungi

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -24.152222 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Acts on a range of short-chain aliphatic alcohols, including methanol and ethanol

Citations: [Yoshioka81]

Unification Links: KEGG:R00627

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC: , ENZYME:EC: , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC: , UniProt:RELATED-TO:P40353 , UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q12304


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

Yoshioka81: Yoshioka K, Hashimoto N (1981). "Ester formation by alcohol acetyltransferase from brewers' yeast." Agric. Biol. Chem. 45 2183-2190.

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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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