ACSM6 - Acyl-coenzyme A synthetase ACSM6, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
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ACSM6 »  Acyl-coenzyme A synthetase ACSM6, mitochondrial   [ EC ]
Protein also known as:  Acyl-CoA synthetase medium-chain family member 6.
Gene name:  ACSM6
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Butyrate-CoA ligase activitydefinition[GO:0047760]  
  • IEAEC 2 GO
GTP bindingdefinition[GO:0005525]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Metal ion bindingdefinition[GO:0046872]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Fatty acid metabolic processdefinition[GO:0006631]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC ATP + a carboxylate + CoA AMP + diphosphate + an acyl-CoA.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
It requires the following cofactor
Magnesium (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB


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

GenomeRNAi: 142827
PRO: PR:Q6P461