This gene encodes a beta-ketoacyl synthetase. The encoded enzyme is required for elongation of fatty acid chains in the mitochondria. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described.
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Protein Aliases: 3-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase; 3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase, mitochondrial; 3-oxoacyl-acyl-carrier-protein synthase; acyl-malonyl acyl carrier protein-condensing enzyme; beta-ketoacyl synthase; Beta-ketoacyl-ACP synthase; CEM1; FASN2D; KASI; KS; type II mitochondrial beta-ketoacyl synthase
Gene Aliases: FASN2D; KASI; KS; OXSM
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9NWU1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 54995