Aliases for AACS Gene
External Ids for AACS Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AACS Gene
GeneCards Summary for AACS Gene
AACS (Acetoacetyl-CoA Synthetase) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Regulation of lipid metabolism by Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARalpha). GO annotations related to this gene include butyrate-CoA ligase activity and acetoacetate-CoA ligase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACSS3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AACS Gene
Activates acetoacetate to acetoacetyl-CoA. May be involved in utilizing ketone body for the fatty acid-synthesis during adipose tissue development (By similarity).