Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0003987 - acetate-CoA ligase activity

Synonyms: acetate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming), acetic thiokinase activity, acetyl CoA ligase activity, acetyl CoA synthase activity, acetyl coenzyme A synthetase activity, acetyl-activating enzyme activity, acetyl-CoA synthase activity, acetyl-CoA synthetase activity, acetyl-coenzyme A synthase activity, short chain fatty acyl-CoA synthetase activity, short-chain acyl-coenzyme A synthetase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: ATP + acetate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + acetyl-CoA.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016878 - acid-thiol ligase activity ,
GO:0016405 - CoA-ligase activity

Term Members:
acetyl-CoA synthetase (AMP-forming) (acs)

Unification Links: GO:0003987

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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