Protein Name carnitine O-acetyltransferase
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 311849
Gene Symbol


UniProt Q704S8 (CACP_RAT), A0A0H2UI21 (A0A0H2UI21_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 106
Total Number of Articles : 93

carnitine O-acetyltransferase

Gene Summary

Enables carnitine O-acetyltransferase activity. Involved in fatty acid metabolic process. Predicted to be located in mitochondrion. Predicted to be active in peroxisome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation. Orthologous to human CRAT (carnitine O-acetyltransferase). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • carnitine O-acetyltransferase
  • CAT
  • carnitine acetylase
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