ACSM3 - Acyl-coenzyme A synthetase ACSM3, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
 
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ACSM3 »  Acyl-coenzyme A synthetase ACSM3, mitochondrial   [ EC 6.2.1.2 ]
 
Protein also known as:  Acyl-CoA synthetase medium-chain family member 3.
Gene name:  ACSM3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro) (By similarity).  
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GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Butyrate-CoA ligase activitydefinition[GO:0047760]  
  • IEAEC 2 GO
Fatty acid ligase activitydefinition[GO:0015645] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Metal ion bindingdefinition[GO:0046872]  
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GO biological process 
Cholesterol homeostasisdefinition[GO:0042632]  
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  • NASBHF-UCL
Fatty acid biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006633] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Regulation of blood pressuredefinition[GO:0008217]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 6.2.1.2: ATP + a carboxylate + CoA AMP + diphosphate + an acyl-CoA.  
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It requires the following cofactor
Magnesium (By similarity).  
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Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Butanoate metabolism  hsa00650+6296  
Metabolic pathways  hsa01100+6296  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Fatty acid metabolism  definition   [KW-0276]
Lipid metabolism  definition   [KW-0443]
Molecular function 
Ligase  definition   [KW-0436]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: ACSM3
GenomeRNAi: 6296
PRO: PR:Q53FZ2