fatty acid biosynthesis Gene Set

Dataset KEGG Pathways
Category structural or functional annotations
Type pathway
Description The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a fatty acid, any of the aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that can be liberated by hydrolysis from naturally occurring fats and oils. Fatty acids are predominantly straight-chain acids of 4 to 24 carbon atoms, which may be saturated or unsaturated; branched fatty acids and hydroxy fatty acids also occur, and very long chain acids of over 30 carbons are found in waxes. (Gene Ontology, GO_0006633)
External Link http://www.genome.jp/kegg/pathway/hsa/hsa00061.html
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6 proteins participating in the fatty acid biosynthesis pathway from the KEGG Pathways dataset.

Symbol Name
ACACA acetyl-CoA carboxylase alpha
ACACB acetyl-CoA carboxylase beta
FASN fatty acid synthase
MCAT malonyl CoA:ACP acyltransferase (mitochondrial)
OLAH oleoyl-ACP hydrolase
OXSM 3-oxoacyl-ACP synthase, mitochondrial