enzymology, an aminoglycoside N6'-acetyltransferase (EC number|188.8.131.52) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:acetyl-CoA + kanamycin-B CoA + N6'-acetylkanamycin-B
This enzyme belongs to the family of
transferases, specifically those acyltransferases transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups. The systematic name of this enzyme class is acetyl-CoA:kanamycin-B N6'-acetyltransferase. Other names in common use include aminoglycoside 6'-N-acetyltransferase, aminoglycoside-6'-acetyltransferase, aminoglycoside-6-N-acetyltransferase, and kanamycin acetyltransferase.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|56467-65-3."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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