CHAT is known to be present exclusively in the cytoplasm of cholinergic neurons and anti-CHAT antibody has been considered as the best marker for cholinergic neurons.
ChAT catalyzes the reversible synthesis of acetylcholine (ACh) from acetyl CoA and choline at cholinergic synapses.
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Protein Aliases: acetyl CoA; acetyl CoA:choline O-acetyltransferase; CHOACTase; choline acetylase; choline acetyltransferase; Choline O-acetyltransferase
Gene Aliases: B230380D24Rik; CHAT; CHOACTASE; CMS1A; CMS1A2; CMS6
UniProt ID: (Human) P28329