This gene encodes a member of the 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase family. This integral membrane protein converts lysophosphatidic acid to phosphatidic acid, the second step in de novo phospholipid biosynthesis.
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Protein Aliases: 1-acyl-sn-glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase epsilon; 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase 5; 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase 5 (lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase, epsilon); 1-AGP acyltransferase 5; 1-AGPAT 5; 1-AGPAT5; EC 126.96.36.199; LPAAT-epsilon; Lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase epsilon; testicular tissue protein Li 144
Gene Aliases: 1AGPAT5; AGPAT5; LPAATE
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9NUQ2
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 55326