IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: biotin—[acetyl-CoA-carboxylase] ligase

Reaction: ATP + biotin + apo-[acetyl-CoA:carbon-dioxide ligase (ADP-forming)] = AMP + diphosphate + [acetyl-CoA:carbon-dioxide ligase (ADP-forming)]

Other name(s): biotin-[acetyl-CoA carboxylase] synthetase; biotin-[acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase] synthetase; acetyl coenzyme A holocarboxylase synthetase; acetyl CoA holocarboxylase synthetase; biotin:apocarboxylase ligase; biotin holoenzyme synthetase; HCS

Systematic name: biotin:apo-[acetyl-CoA:carbon-dioxide ligase (ADP-forming)] ligase (AMP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37340-95-7


1. Landman, A.D. and Dakshinamurti, K. Acetyl-Coenzyme A carboxylase. Role of the prosthetic group in enzyme polymerization. Biochem. J. 145 (1975) 545-548. [PMID: 239688]

[EC created 1978]

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