ACSL6

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Acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain family member 6
Identifiers
Symbols ACSL6 ; ACS2; FACL6; LACS 6; LACS2; LACS5
External IDs OMIM604443 MGI894291 HomoloGene100939 GeneCards: ACSL6 Gene
EC number 6.2.1.3
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 23305 216739
Ensembl ENSG00000164398 ENSMUSG00000020333
UniProt Q9UKU0 Q91WC3
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001009185 NM_001033597
RefSeq (protein) NP_001009185 NP_001028769
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
131.14 – 131.35 Mb
Chr 11:
54.3 – 54.36 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain family member 6 is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the ACSL6 gene.[1][2][3] Long-chain acyl-CoA synthetases such as ACSL6, catalyze the formation of acyl-CoA from fatty acids, ATP, and CoA.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain family member 6". 
  2. ^ a b Malhotra KT, Malhotra K, Lubin BH, Kuypers FA (November 1999). "Identification and molecular characterization of acyl-CoA synthetase in human erythrocytes and erythroid precursors". Biochem. J. 344 Pt 1 (Pt 1): 135–43. doi:10.1042/0264-6021:3440135. PMC 1220623. PMID 10548543. 
  3. ^ Yagasaki F, Jinnai I, Yoshida S, Yokoyama Y, Matsuda A, Kusumoto S, Kobayashi H, Terasaki H, Ohyashiki K, Asou N, Murohashi I, Bessho M, Hirashima K (November 1999). "Fusion of TEL/ETV6 to a novel ACS2 in myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myelogenous leukemia with t(5;12)(q31;p13)". Genes Chromosomes Cancer 26 (3): 192–202. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1098-2264(199911)26:3<192::AID-GCC2>3.0.CO;2-E. PMID 10502316. 

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