ELOVL fatty acid elongase 6


ELOVL6 (may also be known as: None)




Fatty acid elongases (EC, such as ELOVL6, use malonyl-CoA as a 2-carbon donor in the first and rate-limiting step of fatty acid elongation (Moon et al., 2001 [PubMed 11567032]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]


Baldspot Drosophila melanogaster
elovl6 Danio rerio
Elovl6 Mus musculus
Elovl6 Rattus norvegicus

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Changes associated with this gene

GO Terms

GO IDGO TermGO Category
GO:0019367 fatty acid elongation, saturated fatty acid biological_process
GO:0019432 triglyceride biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0034625 fatty acid elongation, monounsaturated fatty acid biological_process
GO:0035338 long-chain fatty-acyl-CoA biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0042759 long-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process biological_process
GO:0044255 cellular lipid metabolic process biological_process
GO:0044281 small molecule metabolic process biological_process
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum cellular_component
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane cellular_component
GO:0016020 membrane cellular_component
GO:0016021 integral to membrane cellular_component
GO:0030176 integral to endoplasmic reticulum membrane cellular_component
GO:0005515 protein binding molecular_function
GO:0009922 fatty acid elongase activity molecular_function
GO:0016740 transferase activity molecular_function
GO:0016747 transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups molecular_function