retinol O-fatty-acyltransferase activity
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In vertebrate retinal photoreceptors, the absorption of light by rhodopsin leads to photoisomerization of 11-cis-retinal to its… Expand The cells that surround and support the seminiferous epithelium of the tubules in the testis, i.e., the peritubular or myoid… Expand The activity of the hepatic enzyme lecithin: retinol acyltransferase (LRAT), thought to catalyze the esterification of retinol… Expand The activity of lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) was determined in microsomes from the liver and small intestine of rats… Expand Previous studies have shown that rats treated with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) show signs of toxicity that are… Expand Cellular retinol-binding protein, type II (CRBP (II] is an abundant protein of the mature enterocytes of the small intestine. It… Expand This report demonstrates that exogenous phosphatidylcholine will serve as an acyl donor for the esterification of retinol… Expand In an attempt to characterize the enzyme(s) responsible for retinol esterification in hairless mouse epidermis, various… Expand The mechanism of the intestinal esterification of retinol has been obscure. Recently, an acyl-Coenzyme A (CoA):retinol… Expand Cholesterol and retinol are both esterified with long-chain fatty acid within the mucosal cells of the small intestine. The… Expand