DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature on MOGAT2

MOGAT2 [ENSP00000198801]

Diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2-like protein 5; Catalyzes the formation of diacylglycerol from 2- monoacylglycerol and fatty acyl-CoA. Has a preference toward monoacylglycerols containing unsaturated fatty acids in an order of C18:3 > C18:2 > C18:1 > C18:0. Plays a central role in absorption of dietary fat in the small intestine by catalyzing the resynthesis of triacylglycerol in enterocytes. May play a role in diet-induced obesity.

Synonyms:  MOGAT2,  MOGAT2p,  hMOGAT2,  Q3SYC2,  DC5 ...

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