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acyltransferase

/ac·yl·trans·fer·ase/ (-trans´fer-ās) any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of an acyl group from one substance to another.

ac·yl·trans·fer·ase

(as'il-trans'fĕr-ās)
[EC class 2.3] An enzyme catalyzing the transfer of an acyl group from an acyl-CoA to any of various acceptors.
Synonym(s): transacylase.
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Primer sequences for acetyl-CoA acyltransferase (ACAA2), long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (ACADL), acyl-CoA synthetase (ACSL1), very long chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (ACADVL), carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1B (CPT1B), enoyl-CoA hydratase (ECH1), hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (HADHA), pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase (PDK4), PGC-1[alpha], PGC-1[beta], PPAR[alpha], glutamate dehydrogenase, and 18S ribosomal RNA are available in Supplemental Material, Table S1 (http://dx.
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The hepatic mRNA expression of lipogenic genes such as liver X receptor-[alpha], sterol regulating element binding protein-1c and its target genes including acetyl-CoA carboxylase, fatty acid synthase, stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1, and acyl-CoA:diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 in HFD-fed hamsters was also blocked by [6]-gingerol.
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Fatty acid synthase, hormone sensitive lipase, lipoprotein lipase, adipose triacylglycerol lipase, acyl-CoA, diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2, elongase of very long-chain fatty acid 6, and [DELTA]5 and [DELTA]6 fatty acid desaturase activity was detected and showed a negative trend with an increase of salinity, and no significant differences were found among salinity groups (P > 0.
Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) esterifies UC, using long-chain fatty acids from phospholipids.
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