choline acetyltransferase

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EC; recommended name: choline O‐acetyltransferase; systematic name: acetyl‐CoA:choline O‐acetyltransferase. An enzyme that catalyses the reaction between acetyl‐CoA and choline to form O‐acetylcholine and CoA. It is instrumental in the synthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. See also cholinoceptor.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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