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retinol O-fatty-acyltransferase activity

Known as: acyl-CoA:retinol O-acyltransferase activity, retinol acyltransferase activity, retinol fatty-acyltransferase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: acyl-CoA + retinol = CoA + retinyl ester. [EC:2.3.1.76, MetaCyc:RETINOL-O-FATTY-ACYLTRANSFERASE-RXN]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In vertebrate retinal photoreceptors, the absorption of light by rhodopsin leads to photoisomerization of 11-cis-retinal to its… Expand
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1997
1997
The microsomal enzyme LRAT esterifies retinol and has been implicated in the hepatic storage of vitamin A. Previously, we showed… Expand
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1995
1995
The cells that surround and support the seminiferous epithelium of the tubules in the testis, i.e., the peritubular or myoid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The activity of the hepatic enzyme lecithin: retinol acyltransferase (LRAT), thought to catalyze the esterification of retinol… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The activity of lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) was determined in microsomes from the liver and small intestine of rats… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Cellular retinol-binding protein, type II (CRBP (II] is an abundant protein of the mature enterocytes of the small intestine. It… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
This report demonstrates that exogenous phosphatidylcholine will serve as an acyl donor for the esterification of retinol… Expand
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1987
1987
In an attempt to characterize the enzyme(s) responsible for retinol esterification in hairless mouse epidermis, various… Expand
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1983
1983
The mechanism of the intestinal esterification of retinol has been obscure. Recently, an acyl-Coenzyme A (CoA):retinol… Expand
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1983
1983
Cholesterol and retinol are both esterified with long-chain fatty acid within the mucosal cells of the small intestine. The… Expand
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