TISSUES

Tissue expression database

GPAT2 tissues

GPAT2 [ENSP00000389395]

Glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase 2, mitochondrial; Esterifies acyl-group from acyl-ACP to the sn-1 position of glycerol-3-phosphate, an essential step in glycerolipid biosynthesis. Required for primary processing step during piRNA biosynthesis. Molecular mechanisms by which it promotes piRNA biosynthesis are unclear and do not involve its acyltransferase activity; Belongs to the GPAT/DAPAT family.

Synonyms:  GPAT2,  GPAT2p,  hGPAT2,  C9JYV5,  E9PE95 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt

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