ACV synthase
(= alpha-aminoadipylcysteinyl-valine synthase)
Enzyme responsible for an early step in cephalosporin synthesis. ACV is acted upon by isopenicillin N synthase to produce isopenicillin N.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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