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EC 2.3.1.57     
Accepted name: diamine N-acetyltransferase
Reaction: acetyl-CoA + an alkane-α,ω-diamine = CoA + an N-acetyldiamine
Glossary: spermidine = N-(3-aminopropyl)butane-1,4-diamine
spermine = N,N′-bis(3-aminopropyl)butane-1,4-diamine
Other name(s): spermidine acetyltransferase; putrescine acetyltransferase; putrescine (diamine)-acetylating enzyme; diamine acetyltransferase; spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase; spermidine N1-acetyltransferase; acetyl-coenzyme A-1,4-diaminobutane N-acetyltransferase; putrescine acetylase; putrescine N-acetyltransferase
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:alkane-α,ω-diamine N-acetyltransferase
Comments: Acts on propane-1,3-diamine, pentane-1,5-diamine, putrescine, spermidine (forming N1- and N8-acetylspermidine), spermine, N1-acetylspermidine and N8-acetylspermidine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 54596-36-0
References:
1.  Della Ragione, F. and Pegg, A.E. Purification and characterization of spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase from rat liver. Biochemistry 21 (1982) 6152–6158. [PMID: 7150547]
[EC 2.3.1.57 created 1976, modified 1989]
 
 


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