Peptide sequence: MAARLLRGSL RVLGGHRAPR QLPAARCSHS GGEERLETPS AKKLTDIGIR
Sequence homology: Cow: 93%; Dog: 86%; Horse: 100%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 92%; Pig: 93%; Rabbit: 85%; Rat: 92%
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family, which is a family of mitochondrial flavoenzymes involved in fatty acid and branched chain amino-acid metabolism. This protein is one of the four enzymes that catalyze the initial step of mitochondrial beta-oxidation of straight-chain fatty acid. Defects in this gene are the cause of long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (LCAD) deficiency, leading to nonketotic hypoglycemia.
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Protein Aliases: acetyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase, long-chain; Acyl Coenzyme A dehydrogenase, long chain; acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase, long chain; acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase, long-chain; LCAD; LCAD long chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase; long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase; long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase-like; Long-chain specific acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: AA960361; ACAD4; ACADL; ACOADA; AU018452; BOS_2023; C79855; LCAD