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Symbol AMACR contributors: mct - updated : 11-12-2017
HGNC name alpha-methylacyl-CoA racemase
HGNC id 451
ANIMAL & CELL MODELS
  • Amacr-deficient mice are clinically symptomless on a standard laboratory diet, but failed to thrive when fed phytol-enriched chow
  • intestinal cholesterol absorption in Amacr-/- mice is decreased resulting in a 2-fold increase in daily cholesterol excretion