ZDHHC8 Palmitoyltransferase involved in glutamatergic transmission. Mediates palmitoylation of ABCA1. Belongs to the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family. ERF2/ZDHHC9 subfamily. 3 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC; Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Transferase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 16 A3|16 11.29 cM
Cellular Component:  cytoplasmic vesicle; Golgi apparatus; integral component of membrane; membrane; mitochondrion; perinuclear region of cytoplasm
Molecular Function:  palmitoyltransferase activity; protein binding; protein-cysteine S-palmitoyltransferase activity; transferase activity; transferase activity, transferring acyl groups
Biological Process:  locomotory behavior; protein palmitoylation
Reference #:  Q5Y5T5 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: D16H22S1738E; DHHC-8; DHHC-containing protein 8; E330009O14Rik; MGC103030; MGC118171; MGC7847; Op53c; Op53c05; Palmitoyltransferase ZDHHC8; Probable palmitoyltransferase ZDHHC8; ZDHC8; Zdhhc8; ZDHHCL1; Zinc finger DHHC domain-containing protein 8; zinc finger, DHHC domain containing 8
Gene Symbols: Zdhhc8
Molecular weight: 82,031 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 9.48  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  BioGPS  |  Pfam  |  ENZYME  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene