Gene Symbol: Mboat2
Description: membrane bound O-acyltransferase domain containing 2
Alias: 2810049G06Rik, AU022889, AW547221, LPCAT4, Moact2, Oact2, lysophospholipid acyltransferase 2, 1-acylglycerophosphocholine O-acyltransferase, 1-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine O-acyltransferase, LPC acyltransferase 4, LPCAT, LPEAT, LPLAT 2, O-acyltransferase (membrane bound) domain containing 2, O-acyltransferase domain-containing protein 2, lyso-PC acyltransferase 4, lyso-PE acyltransferase, lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase 4, lysophosphatidylethanolamine acyltransferase, mLPCAT4, membrane-bound O-acyltransferase domain-containing protein 2
Species: mouse
Products:     Mboat2

Top Publications

  1. Tamaki H, Shimada A, Ito Y, Ohya M, Takase J, Miyashita M, et al. LPT1 encodes a membrane-bound O-acyltransferase involved in the acylation of lysophospholipids in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:34288-98 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that, in concert with Slc1, Lpt1 plays a central role in PA biosynthesis, which is essential for cell viability. ..
  2. Hishikawa D, Shindou H, Kobayashi S, Nakanishi H, Taguchi R, Shimizu T. Discovery of a lysophospholipid acyltransferase family essential for membrane asymmetry and diversity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:2830-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings constitute a critical milestone for our understanding about how membrane diversity and asymmetry are established and their biological significance. ..