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Accepted name: thioethanolamine S-acetyltransferase
Reaction: acetyl-CoA + 2-aminoethanethiol = CoA + S-(2-aminoethyl)thioacetate
Other name(s): thioltransacetylase B; thioethanolamine acetyltransferase; acetyl-CoA:thioethanolamine S-acetyltransferase
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:2-aminoethanethiol S-acetyltransferase
Comments: 2-Sulfanylethan-1-ol (2-mercaptoethanol) can act as a substrate [1].
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9029-93-0
1.  Brady, R.O. and Stadtman, E.R. Enzymatic thioltransacetylation. J. Biol. Chem. 211 (1954) 621–629. [PMID: 13221570]
2.  Gunsalus, I.C. Group transfer and acyl-generating functions of lipoic acid derivatives. In: McElroy, W.D. and Glass, B. (Ed.), A Symposium on the Mechanism of Enzyme Action, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1954, pp. 545–580.
[EC created 1961, modified 2006]

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