ACSF2 - Acyl-CoA synthetase family member 2, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
 
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ACSF2 »  Acyl-CoA synthetase family member 2, mitochondrial   [ EC 6.2.1.- ]
 
Gene name:  ACSF2
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Acyl-CoA synthases catalyze the initial reaction in fatty acid metabolism, by forming a thioester with CoA. Has some preference toward medium-chain substrates. Plays a role in adipocyte differentiation.  
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GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Ligase activitydefinition[GO:0016874]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Fatty acid metabolic processdefinition[GO:0006631]  
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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]
 

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GenomeRNAi: 80221
PRO: PR:Q96CM8