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Sterol O-Acyltransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Sterol O-Acyltransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.050.799
Unique ID
D002785
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002785
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cholesterol esters by the direct transfer of the fatty acid group from a fatty acyl CoA derivative. This enzyme has been found in the adrenal gland, gonads, liver, intestinal mucosa, and aorta of many mammalian species. EC 2.3.1.26.
Entry Term(s)
Acyl-CoA-Cholesterol Acyltransferase
Cholesterol Acyltransferase
Cholesterol Esterifying Enzyme
Related Numbers
9027-63-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Acyl-CoA:cholesterol O-acyltransferase
Previous Indexing
Acyltransferases (1973-1975)
Cholesterol (1973-1975)
Coenzyme A (1973-1975)
Public MeSH Note
98; see CHOLESTEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE 1985-97; see ACYLTRANSFERASES 1976-84
History Note
98(76)
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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