Mediates activation of long-chain fatty acids for both synthesis of cellular lipids, and degradation via beta-oxidation. Able to activate long-chain fatty acids. Also able to activate very long-chain fatty acids; however, the relevance of such activity is unclear in vivo. Can activate diverse saturated, monosaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Synonyms: Acyl-CoA synthetase bubblegum family member 1, mBG1, Gonadotropin-regulated long chain acyl CoA synthetase, GR-LACS, Lipidosin
Gene name: Acsbg1
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