IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: isobutyryl-CoA mutase

Reaction: 2-methylpropanoyl-CoA = butanoyl-CoA

Other name(s): isobutyryl coenzyme A mutase; butyryl-CoA:isobutyryl-CoA mutase

Systematic name: 2-methylpropanoyl-CoA CoA-carbonylmutase

Comments: Requires a cobamide coenzyme.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 116405-23-3


1. Brendelberger, G., Rétey, J., Ashworth, D.M., Reynolds, K., Willenbrock, F. and Robinson, J.A. The enzymic interconversion of isobutyryl and N-butyrylcarba(dethia)-coenzyme-A - a coenzyme-B12-dependent carbon skeleton rearrangement. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 27 (1988) 1089-1091.

[EC created 1992]

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