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Gene Family: Arylamine N-acetyltransferases

A subset of : N-acetyltransferases

Arylamine N-acetyltransferase: In enzymology, an arylamine N-acetyltransferase ( EC 2.3.1.5 ) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction acetyl-CoA + an arylamine CoA + an N-acetylarylamine Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are acetyl-CoA and arylamine, whereas its two products are CoA and N-acetylarylamine. 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:arylamine N-acetyltransferase. Other names in common use include arylamine acetylase, beta-naphthylamine N-acetyltransferase, 4-aminobiphenyl N-acetyltransferase, acetyl CoA-arylamine N-acetyltransferase, 2-naphthylamine N-acetyltransferase, arylamine acetyltransferase, indoleamine N-acetyltransferase, N-acetyltransferase, p-aminosalicylate N-acetyltransferase, serotonin acetyltransferase, and serotonin N-acetyltransferase. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 3

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
NATP N-acetyltransferase pseudogene AACP NATP1 8p22
NAT1 N-acetyltransferase 1 AAC1 8p22
NAT2 N-acetyltransferase 2 AAC2 8p22

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