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choline O-acetyltransferase

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 2480

Nomenclature: choline O-acetyltransferase

Abbreviated Name: ChAT

Family: Acetylcholine turnover

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 748 10q11.23 CHAT choline O-acetyltransferase
Mouse - 641 14 19.4 cM Chat choline acetyltransferase
Rat - 640 16p16 Chat choline O-acetyltransferase
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CHOACTase | Choline acetylase
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EC Number: Acetyl CoA + choline = acetylcholine + coenzyme A

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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
naphthylvinylmethylpyridine Small molecule or natural product Mm Inhibition 6.5 pIC50 1
pIC50 6.5 (IC50 3.4x10-7 M) [1]
Clinically-Relevant Mutations and Pathophysiology Click here for help
Disease:  Myasthenic syndrome, congenital, 6, presynaptic; CMS6
Synonyms: Congenital myasthenic syndrome [Disease Ontology: DOID:3635] [Orphanet: ORPHA590]
Presynaptic congenital myasthenic syndromes [Orphanet: ORPHA98914]
Disease Ontology: DOID:3635
OMIM: 254210
Orphanet: ORPHA98914, ORPHA590


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1. Gray AP, Platz RD, Henderson TR, Chang TC, Takahashi K, Dretchen KL. (1988) Approaches to protection against nerve agent poisoning. (Naphthylvinyl)pyridine derivatives as potential antidotes. J Med Chem, 31 (4): 807-14. [PMID:3351860]

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Acetylcholine turnover: choline O-acetyltransferase. Last modified on 07/06/2021. Accessed on 20/06/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,