Aliases for ACSF2 Gene
External Ids for ACSF2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ACSF2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for ACSF2 Gene
ACSF2 (Acyl-CoA Synthetase Family Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Mitochondrial LC-Fatty Acid Beta-Oxidation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include ligase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACSM4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for ACSF2 Gene
Acyl-CoA synthases catalyze the initial reaction in fatty acid metabolism, by forming a thioester with CoA (PubMed:17762044). Has some preference toward medium-chain substrates (PubMed:17762044). Plays a role in adipocyte differentiation (PubMed:16380219).