Choline phosphotransferase catalyzes the final step in the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine by the transfer of phosphocholine from CDP-choline to diacylglycerol. The synthesis of phosphatidyl ethanolamine by ethanolamine phosphotransferase occurs using an analogous reaction. This gene codes for a choline/ethanolamine phosphotransferase. The protein can synthesize either choline- or ethanolamine- containing phospholipids. Two alternatively spliced transcripts encoding the same isoform have been identified.
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Protein Aliases: CEPT1; choline/ethanolaminephosphotransferase; Choline/ethanolaminephosphotransferase 1; hCEPT1; mCEPT1
Gene Aliases: 9930118K05Rik; CEPT1; mCEPT1; PRO1101
Molecular Function: transferase