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SOAT2 gene

Known as: SOAT2, ACAT2, STEROL O-ACYLTRANSFERASE 2 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The hypothesis tested in this study was that cholesterol esterification by ACAT2 would increase cholesterol absorption efficiency… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Objectives—The enzyme acyl-coenzymeA (CoA):cholesterol O-acyltransferase 2 (ACAT2) in the liver synthesizes cholesteryl esters… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The process of cholesterol absorption has yet to be completely defined at the molecular level. Because of its ability to esterify… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The relative contributions of ACAT2 and LCAT to the cholesteryl ester (CE) content of VLDL and LDL were measured. ACAT2… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The inhibition of intracellular cholesterol esterification as a means to prevent atherosclerosis has been considered to have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Acyl CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase 1 (ACAT1) and ACAT2 are enzymes responsible for the formation of cholesteryl esters in… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The capacity of acyl-CoA:cholesterol O-acyltransferase (ACAT) 2 to differentiate cholesterol from the plant sterol, sitosterol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The importance of cholesterol ester synthesis by acyl CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase (ACAT) enzymes in intestinal and hepatic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Two closely related enzymes with more than 50% sequence identity have been identified that catalyze the esterification of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A second form of the enzyme acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase, ACAT2, has been identified. To explore the hypothesis that the… Expand
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