Retinol O-Fatty-Acyltransferase

Known as: Acyl CoA Retinol Acyltransferase, Retinol O Fatty Acyltransferase, Retinol Fatty-Acyltransferase 
An enzyme that catalyzes the acyl group transfer of acyl COENZYME A to RETINOL to generate COENZYME A and a retinyl ester.
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Retinoids (retinol [vitamin A] and its biologically active metabolites) are essential signaling molecules that control various… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) is believed to be the predominant if not the sole enzyme in the body responsible for the… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Mechanisms involved in the digestion and absorption of dietary vitamin A require the participation of several proteins. Dietary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) catalyzes the esterification of retinol (vitamin A) in the liver and in some extrahepatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The chromophore of the visual pigments, 11-cis retinal, is derived from vitamin A (all-trans retinol) through a series of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The gene encoding cellular retinol (ROL, vitA)-binding protein type I (CRBPI) has been inactivated. Mutant mice fed a vitA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Retinol-binding protein (RBP) is the sole specific transport protein for retinol (vitamin A) in the circulation, and its single… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The enzyme responsible for conversion of all-trans-retinol into retinyl esters, the lecithin retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The amounts of endogenous retinyl palmitate, retinol and retinaldehyde were measured in the neural retina and retinal pigment… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Fluorimetric titrations were used to determine apparent dissociation constants of the all-trans isomers of retinol, retinoic acid… (More)
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