Aliases for DGAT2L6 Gene
External Ids for DGAT2L6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DGAT2L6 Gene
This gene is a member of the diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 family. The encoded protein is a putative acyltransferase and is most likely involved in the synthesis of di- or triacylglycerol, however its substrate specificity is currently unknown. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2015]
GeneCards Summary for DGAT2L6 Gene
DGAT2L6 (Diacylglycerol O-Acyltransferase 2 Like 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DGAT2L6 include Tropical Sprue and Warsaw Breakage Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups. An important paralog of this gene is AWAT1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DGAT2L6 Gene
Probable acyltransferase uses fatty acyl-CoA as substrate (By similarity). Has no wax synthase activity to produce wax esters.