Aliases for ACAA2 Gene
External Ids for ACAA2 Gene
The encoded protein catalyzes the last step of the mitochondrial fatty acid beta-oxidation spiral. Unlike most mitochondrial matrix proteins, it contains a non-cleavable amino-terminal targeting signal. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ACAA2 Gene
ACAA2 (Acetyl-CoA Acyltransferase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ACAA2 include akinetic mutism and ketothiolase deficiency. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Valine, leucine and isoleucine degradation. GO annotations related to this gene include acetyl-CoA C-acyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACAT2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ACAA2 Gene
Abolishes BNIP3-mediated apoptosis and mitochondrial damage.