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. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis. Gene Ontology (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.