CPT2 - Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase 2, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
 
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CPT2 »  Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase 2, mitochondrial   [ EC 2.3.1.21 ]
 
Protein also known as:  Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II (CPT II).
Gene name:  CPT2
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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GO molecular function 
Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase activitydefinition[GO:0004095]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Fatty acid beta-oxidationdefinition[GO:0006635]  
  • IEAUniPathway
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 2.3.1.21: Palmitoyl-CoA + L-carnitine CoA + L-palmitoylcarnitine.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
 
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Pathways 
This protein is involved in the following pathway
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Fatty acid metabolism  hsa00071+1376  
PPAR signaling pathway  hsa03320+1376  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism  REACT_111217  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Fatty acid metabolism  definition   [KW-0276]
Lipid metabolism  definition   [KW-0443]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Molecular function 
Acyltransferase  definition   [KW-0012]
Transferase  definition   [KW-0808]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

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