Literature on SOAT1
Acyl-coenzyme A:cholesterol acyltransferase 1; Catalyzes the formation of fatty acid-cholesterol esters, which are less soluble in membranes than cholesterol. Plays a role in lipoprotein assembly and dietary cholesterol absorption. In addition to its acyltransferase activity, it may act as a ligase.
Synonyms: SOAT1, SOAT1p, hSOAT1, B1APM4, B4DFD8 ...