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Transporter Information:
Name: solute carrier family 33 (acetyl-CoA transporter), member 1
Symbol: SLC33A1
TC: 2.A.1.25.1
Locations: 3q
Aliases: AT-1
GenBank: D88152
Swiss-Prot: O00400
Accession Number: NM_004733
Old Name: acetyl-Coenzyme A transporter
PubMed (9096318): Kanamori A, Nakayama J, Fukuda MN, Stallcup WB, Sasaki K, Fukuda M,Hirabayashi Y. Expression cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding a novel membraneprotein required for the formation of O-acetylated ganglioside: a putativeacetyl-CoA transporter.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Apr 1;94(7):2897-902. PMID: 9096318 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

By expression cloning using COS-1 cells stably transfected with GD3-synthase (COS-1/GD3+) as a recipient cell line, we have isolated a cDNA, termed AT-1, encoding a novel protein required for the formation of O-acetylated (Ac) gangliosides. The cDNA encodes a protein with multitransmembrane spanning domains with a leucine zipper motif. It consists of 549 amino acids and has a molecular mass of 60.9 kDa. Although both O-Ac-GD3 and O-Ac-GT3 were barely detectable in recipient cells or cells transfected with the vector alone, their amount increased significantly in transfectants containing AT-1. When semi-intact cells prepared by treatment with streptolysin O were incubated with [Ac-14C]-Ac-CoA, increased incorporation of radioactivity was found in those cells transfected with AT-1 when compared with the mock transfectants. Northern blot analysis showed two major transcripts of 3.3 and 4.3 kb in all tissues examined. Immunohistochemical study with an antibody specific to the AT-1 protein suggested that it is most probably expressed in the endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Based on these results, the protein encoded by AT-1 is suggested to be an Ac-CoA transporter that is involved in the process of O-acetylation.

>tr|O00400 ACETYL-COENZYME A TRANSPORTER - Homo sapiens (Human).