This protein, isolated using the differential display method to detect tissue-specific genes, is specifically expressed in kidney and liver. The encoded protein shows amino acid sequence similarity to N-acetyltransferases. A similar protein in Xenopus affects cell adhesion and gastrulation movements, and may be localized in the secretory pathway. A highly similar paralog is found in a cluster with this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Acetyltransferase 2; ATase2; Camello-like protein 1; CCNAT; CML1; Cysteinyl-conjugate N-acetyltransferase; GLA; Hcml1; kidney- and liver-specific gene product; N-acetyltransferase 8; N-acetyltransferase 8 (camello like); N-acetyltransferase 8 (GCN5-related, putative); NAT8; probable N-acetyltransferase 8; TSC501; TSC510
Gene Aliases: ATase2; CCNAT; CML1; GLA; Hcml1; NAT8; TSC501; TSC510
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UHE5
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 9027