Literature associating FAR1 and rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata type 5
Male sterility domain-containing protein 2; Catalyzes the reduction of saturated and unsaturated C16 or C18 fatty acyl-CoA to fatty alcohols. It plays an essential role in the production of ether lipids/plasmalogens which synthesis requires fatty alcohols. In parallel, it is also required for wax monoesters production since fatty alcohols also constitute a substrate for their synthesis (By similarity).
Synonyms: FAR1, FAR1p, hFAR1, E9PNW8, E9PPB8 ...