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Revised nomenclature for the mammalian long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase gene family.

Mashek, DG; Bornfeldt, KE; Coleman, RA; Berger, J; Bernlohr, DA; Black, P; DiRusso, CC; (2004) Revised nomenclature for the mammalian long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase gene family. J Lipid Res , 45 (10) 1958 - 1961. 10.1194/jlr.E400002-JLR200. Gold open access

Abstract

By consensus, the acyl-CoA synthetase (ACS) community, with the advice of the human and mouse genome nomenclature committees, has revised the nomenclature for the mammalian long-chain acyl-CoA synthetases. ACS is the family root name, and the human and mouse genes for the long-chain ACSs are termed ACSL1,3-6 and Acsl1,3-6, respectively. Splice variants of ACSL3, -4, -5, and -6 are cataloged. Suggestions for naming other family members and for the nonmammalian acyl-CoA synthetases are made.

Type: Article
Title: Revised nomenclature for the mammalian long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase gene family.
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access publication
DOI: 10.1194/jlr.E400002-JLR200
Language: English
Keywords: Acyl Coenzyme A, Animals, Coenzyme A Ligases, Genes, Humans, Mice, Multigene Family, Terminology as Topic
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/62608
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