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Information on EC 2.3.1.225 - protein S-acyltransferase

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     2 Transferases
         2.3 Acyltransferases
             2.3.1 Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
                2.3.1.225 protein S-acyltransferase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme catalyses the posttranslational protein palmitoylation that plays a role in protein-membrane interactions, protein trafficking, and enzyme activity. Palmitoylation increases the hydrophobicity of proteins or protein domains and contributes to their membrane association.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
Akr1, Akr1p, APT1, Asp-His-His-Cys motif palmitoyl transferase, At3g51390, DHHC palmitoyl transferase, DHHC protein, DHHC protein acyltransferase, DHHC-2, DHHC-21, more
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LITERATURE
palmitoyl-CoA + [protein]-L-cysteine = [protein]-S-palmitoyl-L-cysteine + CoA
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