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Substance Name: Sterol O-Acyltransferase
RN: 9027-63-8


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cholesterol esters by the direct transfer of the fatty acid group from a fatty acyl CoA derivative. This enzyme has been found in the adrenal gland, gonads, liver, intestinal mucosa, and aorta of many mammalian species. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sterol O-Acyltransferase

MeSH Heading

  • Sterol O-Acyltransferase


  • Acyl CoA Cholesterol Acyltransferase
  • Acyl-CoA-Cholesterol Acyltransferase
  • Acyltransferase, Acyl-CoA-Cholesterol
  • Acyltransferase, Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol Acyltransferase
  • Cholesterol Esterifying Enzyme
  • Enzyme, Cholesterol Esterifying
  • Esterifying Enzyme, Cholesterol
  • O-Acyltransferase, Sterol
  • Sterol O Acyltransferase

Systematic Name

  • Acyl-CoA:cholesterol O-acyltransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9027-63-8

System Generated Number

  • 0009027638