Accepted name: alcohol O-acetyltransferase
Reaction: acetyl-CoA + an alcohol = CoA + an acetyl ester
Other name(s): alcohol acetyltransferase
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:alcohol O-acetyltransferase
Comments: Acts on a range of short-chain aliphatic alcohols, including methanol and ethanol
1.  Yoshioka, K. and Hashimoto, N. Ester formation by alcohol acetyltransferase from brewers' yeast. Agric. Biol. Chem. 45 (1981) 2183–2190.
[EC created 1984]

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