Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase


Acetyl CoA Carboxylase

Acetyl Coenzyme A Carboxylase

Acetyl-CoA:carbon-dioxide ligase (ADP-forming)

Carboxylase, Acetyl-CoA

A carboxylating enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP, acetyl-CoA, and HCO3- to ADP, orthophosphate, and malonyl-CoA. It is a biotinyl-protein that also catalyzes transcarboxylation. The plant enzyme also carboxylates propanoyl-CoA and butanoyl-CoA (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC