citrate (Si)-synthase activity

id: GO:0004108
name: citrate (Si)-synthase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reaction: acetyl-CoA + H2O + oxaloacetate = citrate + CoA, where the acetyl group is added to the si-face of oxaloacetate; acetyl-CoA thus provides the two carbon atoms of the pro-S carboxymethyl group.

Parent Functions

GO:0046912transferase activity, transferring acyl groups, acyl groups converted into alkyl on transfer