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]

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1983-2008
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2008
2008
In vertebrate retinal photoreceptors, the absorption of light by rhodopsin leads to photoisomerization of 11-cis-retinal to its… (More)
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1999
1999
Recent reports of extremely low retinoid stores in fish living in contaminated river systems prompted an initial investigation of… (More)
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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… (More)
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1996
1996
N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-retinamide (4-HPR; Fenretinide) is a synthetic retinoid which is undergoing investigation as a cancer… (More)
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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… (More)
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1993
1993
The activity of the hepatic enzyme lecithin: retinol acyltransferase (LRAT), thought to catalyze the esterification of retinol… (More)
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1991
1991
The activity of lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT) was determined in microsomes from the liver and small intestine of rats… (More)
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1988
1988
Cellular retinol-binding protein, type II (CRBP (II] is an abundant protein of the mature enterocytes of the small intestine. It… (More)
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1988
1988
This report demonstrates that exogenous phosphatidylcholine will serve as an acyl donor for the esterification of retinol… (More)
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1983
1983
The mechanism of the intestinal esterification of retinol has been obscure. Recently, an acyl-Coenzyme A (CoA):retinol… (More)
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