This target displays homology in the following species: Cow: 93%; Dog: 100%; Guinea Pig: 100%; Horse: 86%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 100%; Rabbit: 100%; Rat: 100%; Sheep: 93%; Zebrafish: 92%
The protein encoded by this gene, a member of the carnitine/choline acetyltransferase family, is the rate-controlling enzyme of the long-chain fatty acid beta-oxidation pathway in muscle mitochondria. This enzyme is required for the net transport of long-chain fatty acyl-CoAs from the cytoplasm into the mitochondria. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene, and read-through transcripts are expressed from the upstream locus that include exons from this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase 1, muscle isoform; carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase 1B; carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase I, mitochondrial muscle isoform; Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase I, muscle isoform; Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 beta, muscle isoform; Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1, muscle; carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A (muscle); carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A like; Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1B; carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1B (muscle); carnitine palmitoyltransferase I; carnitine palmitoyltransferase I, muscle; carnitine palmitoyltransferase I-like; Carnitine palmitoyltransferase I-like protein; carnitine palmitoyltransferase Ibeta 1; carnitine palmitoyltransferase Ibeta 2; carnitine palmitoyltransferase Ibeta 3; CPT I; CPT-Ibeta 1; CPT-Ibeta 3; CPT1-M; CPT1B; CPT1M; CPTI, muscle; CPTI-M; FLJ55729; FLJ58750; KIAA1670; M-CPT1; MCCPT1; MCPT1; muscle-type carnitine palmitoyltransferase I
Gene Aliases: BOS_6240; CPT-IB; Cpt1; CPT1-M; cpt1al; CPT1B; CPT1M; CPTI; CPTI-M; CPTIB; KIAA1670; M-CPT1; M-CPTI; MCCPT1; MCPT1; zgc:103709