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Acetyl-coenzyme A synthetase 2-like, mitochondrial

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Protein Overview: Acetyl-coenzyme A synthetase 2-like, mitochondrial

Important for maintaining normal body temperature during fasting and for energy homeostasis. Essential for energy expenditure under ketogenic conditions (By similarity). Converts acetate to acetyl-CoA so that it can be used for oxidation through the tricarboxylic cycle to produce ATP and CO(2).

Synonyms: Acetate--CoA ligase 2, Acetyl-CoA synthetase 2, AceCS2, Acyl-CoA synthetase short-chain family member 1

Gene name: Acss1

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Mus musculus Q8K0M6 68738
Homo sapiens D3DW48 84532

Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017