DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SOAT2 and alcoholic cardiomyopathy

SOAT2 [ENSP00000301466]

Acyl-coenzyme A:cholesterol acyltransferase 2; Plays a role in lipoprotein assembly and dietary cholesterol absorption. In addition to its acyltransferase activity, it may act as a ligase. May provide cholesteryl esters for lipoprotein secretion from hepatocytes and intestinal mucosa; Belongs to the membrane-bound acyltransferase family. Sterol o-acyltransferase subfamily.

Synonyms:  SOAT2,  SOAT2p,  hSOAT2,  F5H7W4,  F8VPE9 ...

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