Phosphate acetyltransferase

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phosphate acetyltransferase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the synthesis of acetylphosphate from acetyl-coA and inorganic phosphate. Acetylphosphate serves as a high-energy phosphate compound.

Chemical name: acetyl-CoA:orthophosphate acetyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.3.1.8