Aliases for ACSM5 Gene
External Ids for ACSM5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ACSM5 Gene
GeneCards Summary for ACSM5 Gene
ACSM5 (Acyl-CoA Synthetase Medium Chain Family Member 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ACSM5 include Herpetic Whitlow. Among its related pathways are fatty acid beta-oxidation (peroxisome) and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and butyrate-CoA ligase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACSM4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for ACSM5 Gene
Catalyzes the activation of fatty acids by CoA to produce an acyl-CoA, the first step in fatty acid metabolism.