Aliases for CPT1B Gene
External Ids for CPT1B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CPT1B Gene
The protein encoded by this gene, a member of the carnitine/choline acetyltransferase family, is the rate-controlling enzyme of the long-chain fatty acid beta-oxidation pathway in muscle mitochondria. This enzyme is required for the net transport of long-chain fatty acyl-CoAs from the cytoplasm into the mitochondria. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene, and read-through transcripts are expressed from the upstream locus that include exons from this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2009]
GeneCards Summary for CPT1B Gene
CPT1B (Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 1B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CPT1B include Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase I Deficiency and Visceral Steatosis. Among its related pathways are Signaling by Retinoic Acid and Signaling by GPCR. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transferase activity, transferring acyl groups and carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CPT1A.