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phosphatidylcholine-retinol O-acyltransferase

Cat No.
EXWM-2073
Description
A key enzyme in retinoid metabolism, catalysing the transfer of an acyl group from the sn-1 position of phosphatidylcholine to retinol, forming retinyl esters which are then stored. Recognizes the substrate both in free form and when bound to cellular-retinol-binding-protein, but has higher affinity for the bound form. Can also esterify 11-cis-retinol.
Form
Liquid or lyophilized powder
Enzyme Commission Number
CAS No.
117444-03-8
Storage
Store it at +4 ºC for short term. For long term storage, store it at -20 ºC~-80 ºC.
Synonyms
lecithin-retinol acyltransferase; phosphatidylcholine:retinol-(cellular-retinol-binding-protein) O-acyltransferase; lecithin:retinol acyltransferase; lecithin-retinol acyltransferase; retinyl ester synthase; LRAT; lecithin retinol acyl transferase
Reaction
phosphatidylcholine + retinol-[cellular-retinol-binding-protein] = 2-acylglycerophosphocholine + retinyl-ester-[cellular-retinol-binding-protein]
Notes
This item requires custom production and lead time is between 5-9 weeks. We can custom produce according to your specifications.
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