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Information on EC 2.3.1.75 - long-chain-alcohol O-fatty-acyltransferase

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IUBMB Comments

Transfers saturated or unsaturated acyl residues of chain-length C18 to C20 to long-chain alcohols, forming waxes. The best acceptor is cis-icos-11-en-1-ol.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota

Synonyms
acyl-coa:retinol acyltransferase, wax synthase, wax ester synthase, awat2, awat1, atfa1, wax ester synthase/diacylglycerol acyltransferase, maqu_0168, wax ester synthase/acyl-coenzyme a:diacylglycerol acyltransferase, acyl-coa wax alcohol acyltransferases, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
COMMENTARY hide
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
acyl-CoA + a long-chain alcohol = CoA + a long-chain ester
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PATHWAY SOURCE
PATHWAYS
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