Aliases for DAGLA Gene
External Ids for DAGLA Gene
Previous Symbols for DAGLA Gene
This gene encodes a diacylglycerol lipase. The encoded enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol.[provided by RefSeq, Nov 2010]
GeneCards Summary for DAGLA Gene
DAGLA (Diacylglycerol Lipase, Alpha) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include triglyceride lipase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DAGLB.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DAGLA Gene
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of diacylglycerol (DAG) to 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol (2-AG), the most abundant endocannabinoid in tissues. Required for axonal growth during development and for retrograde synaptic signaling at mature synapses.