Protein Name stearoyl-CoA desaturase
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 246074
Gene Symbol

Scd

UniProt P07308 (ACOD1_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 160
Total Number of Articles : 188
Description

stearoyl-CoA desaturase

Gene Summary

Enables iron ion binding activity and stearoyl-CoA 9-desaturase activity. Involved in response to fatty acid and unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process. Located in intracellular membrane-bounded organelle. Is integral component of membrane. Used to study carcinoma. Biomarker of hyperinsulinism. Orthologous to human SCD (stearoyl-CoA desaturase). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • acyl-CoA desaturase 1
  • delta(9)-desaturase 1
  • fatty acid desaturase 1
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Properties