PORCN - Protein-cysteine N-palmitoyltransferase porcupine - human protein (Function)
 
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PORCN »  Protein-cysteine N-palmitoyltransferase porcupine   [ EC 2.3.1.- ]
 
Protein also known as:  Protein MG61.
Gene name:  PORCN
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Protein-cysteine N-palmitoyltransferase that modulates the processing of Wnt proteins by mediating serine palmitoylation of Wnt family members.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Transferase activity, transferring acyl groupsdefinition[GO:0016746]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Glycoprotein metabolic processdefinition[GO:0009100] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Wnt signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0016055]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Wnt signaling pathway  hsa04310+64840  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
WNT ligand biogenesis and trafficking  REACT_163710  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Wnt signaling pathway  definition   [KW-0879]
Molecular function 
Acyltransferase  definition   [KW-0012]
Transferase  definition   [KW-0808]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 64840
PRO: PR:Q9H237