Acyl-CoA:diacylglycerol acyltransferase, or DGAT (EC 188.8.131.52), is responsible for the synthesis of triglycerides. It catalyzes a reaction in which diacylglycerol is covalently joined to long chain fatty acyl-CoAs.
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Protein Aliases: Acyl-CoA retinol O-fatty-acyltransferase; ARAT; Diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 2; diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase homolog 2; diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase-like protein 2; Diglyceride acyltransferase 2; GS1999FULL
Gene Aliases: ARAT; DGAT2; GS1999FULL; HMFN1045; UNQ738/PRO1433
UniProt ID: (Human) Q96PD7
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 84649