Reaction: acyl-CoA + glycerone phosphate = CoA + acylglycerone phosphate
Other name(s): dihydroxyacetone phosphate acyltransferase
Systematic name: acyl-CoA:glycerone-phosphate O-acyltransferase
Comments: A membrane protein. Uses CoA derivatives of palmitate, stearate and oleate, with highest activity on palmitoyl-CoA.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37257-19-5
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