The protein encoded by this gene possesses long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase activity. It is thought to play a central role in brain very long-chain fatty acids metabolism and myelinogenesis.
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Protein Aliases: Acyl-CoA synthetase bubblegum family member 1; bubblegum; hBG1; Lipidosin; Long-chain-fatty-acid--CoA ligase ACSBG1; very long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase
Gene Aliases: ACSBG1; BG; BG1; BGM; GR-LACS; KIAA0631; LPD
UniProt ID: (Human) Q96GR2
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 23205
Molecular Function: ligase