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Long-chain-fatty-acid--CoA ligase 6

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Protein Overview: Long-chain-fatty-acid--CoA ligase 6

Activation of long-chain fatty acids for both synthesis of cellular lipids, and degradation via beta-oxidation. Plays an important role in fatty acid metabolism in brain and the acyl-CoAs produced may be utilized exclusively for the synthesis of the brain lipid.

Synonyms: Long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase 6, LACS 6

Gene name: Acsl6

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Mus musculus Q80ZF1 216739
Rattus norvegicus P33124 117243
Homo sapiens O94924 23305

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