Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SCD5 and alternating hemiplegia of childhood

SCD5 [ENSP00000316329]

Stearoyl-CoA 9-desaturase; Stearyl-CoA desaturase that utilizes O(2) and electrons from reduced cytochrome b5 to introduce the first double bond into saturated fatty acyl-CoA substrates. Catalyzes the insertion of a cis double bond at the delta-9 position into fatty acyl-CoA substrates including palmitoyl-CoA and stearoyl-CoA. Gives rise to a mixture of 16:1 and 18:1 unsaturated fatty acids.

Synonyms:  SCD5,  SCD5p,  hSCD5,  Q86SK9,  ACOD4 ...

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