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Information on EC 6.2.1.16 - acetoacetate-CoA ligase

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     6 Ligases
         6.2 Forming carbon-sulfur bonds
             6.2.1 Acid-thiol ligases
                6.2.1.16 acetoacetate-CoA ligase
IUBMB Comments
Also acts, more slowly, on L-3-hydroxybutanoate.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
Aacl, AACS, Acetoacetate--CoA ligase, Acetoacetyl CoA synthetase, Acetoacetyl-CoA ligase, Acetoacetyl-CoA synthase, Acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase, Acetoacetyl-coenzyme A synthetase, acsA1, SlAacS, more
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LITERATURE
ATP + acetoacetate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + acetoacetyl-CoA
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