Aliases for ACOT12 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ACOT12 Gene
GeneCards Summary for ACOT12 Gene
ACOT12 (Acyl-CoA Thioesterase 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Pyruvate metabolism and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include lipid binding and acetyl-CoA hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACOT11.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for ACOT12 Gene
Acyl-CoA thioesterases are a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of acyl-CoAs to the free fatty acid and coenzyme A (CoASH), providing the potential to regulate intracellular levels of acyl-CoAs, free fatty acids and CoASH (PubMed:16951743). Acyl-coenzyme A thioesterase 12/ACOT12 preferentially hydrolyzes acetyl-CoA (PubMed:16951743).