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EC 2.3.1.44     
Accepted name: N-acetylneuraminate 4-O-acetyltransferase
Reaction: acetyl-CoA + N-acetylneuraminate = CoA + N-acetyl-4-O-acetylneuraminate
Other name(s): sialate O-acetyltransferase
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:N-acetylneuraminate 4-O-acetyltransferase
Comments: Both free and glycosidically bound N-acetyl- and N-glycolyl- neuraminates can act as O-acetyl acceptors.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 51004-25-2
References:
1.  Schauer, R. Biosynthese von N-Acetyl-O-acetylneuraminsaüren. I. Inkorporation von [14C]Acetate in Schnitte der Unterkieferspeicheldrüse von Rind und Pferd. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 351 (1970) 595–602. [PMID: 5446640]
2.  Schauer, R. Biosynthese von N-Acetyl-O-acetylneuraminsaüren. II. Untersuchungen über Substrat und intracelluläre Lokalisation der Acetyl-coenzym A: N-acetylneuraminat-7- and 8-O-acetyltransferase von Rind. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 351 (1970) 749–758. [PMID: 5425947]
[EC 2.3.1.44 created 1972]
 
 


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