|Other Names||Elongation of very long chain fatty acids protein 7, 3-keto acyl-CoA synthase ELOVL7, ELOVL fatty acid elongase 7, ELOVL FA elongase 7, Very-long-chain 3-oxoacyl-CoA synthase 7, ELOVL7|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Catalyzes the first and rate-limiting reaction of the four that constitute the long-chain fatty acids elongation cycle. This endoplasmic reticulum-bound enzymatic process, allows the addition of 2 carbons to the chain of long- and very long-chain fatty acids/VLCFAs per cycle. Condensing enzyme with higher activity toward C18 acyl-CoAs, especially C18:3(n-3) acyl-CoAs and C18:3(n-6)-CoAs. Also active toward C20:4-, C18:0-, C18:1-, C18:2- and C16:0-CoAs, and weakly toward C20:0-CoA. Little or no activity toward C22:0-, C24:0-, or C26:0-CoAs. May participate to the production of saturated and polyunsaturated VLCFAs of different chain lengths that are involved in multiple biological processes as precursors of membrane lipids and lipid mediators.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in most tissues except heart and skeletal muscle.|
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ELOVL7 could be implicated in synthesis of very long chain fatty acids and sphingolipids (By similarity).
Rose, J.E., et al. Mol. Med. 16 (7-8), 247-253 (2010) :Tamura, K., et al. Cancer Res. 69(20):8133-8140(2009)Lehner, R., et al. Prog. Lipid Res. 35(2):169-201(1996)
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