SLC27A3 Has acyl-CoA ligase activity for long-chain and very-long-chain fatty acids. Does not exhibit fatty acid transport activity. Belongs to the ATP-dependent AMP-binding enzyme family. 3 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC 6.2.1.-; Ligase; Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Mitochondrial
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 2q34
Cellular Component:  endoplasmic reticulum; integral component of membrane; mitochondrion
Molecular Function:  fatty-acyl-CoA synthase activity; long-chain fatty acid transporter activity; long-chain fatty acid-CoA ligase activity; very long-chain fatty acid-CoA ligase activity
Biological Process:  long-chain fatty acid metabolic process; long-chain fatty acid transport
Reference #:  NP_001099909 (RefSeq)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: Slc27a3; solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 3; solute carrier family 27 member 3
Gene Symbols: Slc27a3
Molecular weight: 72,458 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.92  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  BioGPS  |  Entrez-Gene  |  GenPept  |  Ensembl Gene