Trisha Shetty

ACAA1

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Species  Human
Entrez  30
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000060971
ACAA1
Aliases  ACAA1, ACAA, PTHIO, THIO, acetyl-CoA acyltransferase 1
External IDs  MGI: 2148491 HomoloGene: 37497 GeneCards: ACAA1

3-Ketoacyl-CoA thiolase, peroxisomal also known as acetyl-Coenzyme A acyltransferase 1 is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the ACAA1 gene.

Contents

Acetyl-Coenzyme A acyltransferase 1 is an acetyl-CoA C-acyltransferase enzyme.

Function

This gene encodes an enzyme operative in the beta oxidation system of the peroxisomes.

Clinical significance

Deficiency of this enzyme leads to pseudo-Zellweger syndrome.

References

ACAA1 Wikipedia


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