MBOAT4 - Ghrelin O-acyltransferase - human protein (Function)
 
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MBOAT4 »  Ghrelin O-acyltransferase   [ EC 2.3.1.- ]
 
Protein also known as:  Membrane-bound O-acyltransferase domain-containing protein 4 (O-acyltransferase domain-containing protein 4).
Gene name:  MBOAT4
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Mediates the octanoylation of ghrelin at 'Ser-3'. Can use a variety of fatty acids as substrates including octanoic acid, decanoic acid and tetradecanoic acid.  
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GO molecular function 
Serine O-acyltransferase activitydefinition[GO:0016412]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Peptidyl-serine octanoylationdefinition[GO:0018191]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism of proteins  REACT_17015  
 

Keywords

Molecular function 
Acyltransferase  definition   [KW-0012]
Transferase  definition   [KW-0808]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 619373
PRO: PR:Q96T53