Skip to Content
Medical Term:

dihydrolipoamide S-acetyltransferase

Pronunciation: di-hi'dro-lip-o-am'id a-se'til-trans'fer-as


An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an acetyl group from S6-acetyldihydrolipoamide to coenzyme A; a part of many enzyme complexes (pyruvate dehydrogenase complex).

Synonym(s): lipoate acetyltransferase, thioltransacetylase A

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.