The protein encoded by this gene is an A2 phospholipase, a class of enzyme that catalyzes the release of fatty acids from phospholipids. The encoded protein may play a role in phospholipid remodelling, arachidonic acid release, leukotriene and prostaglandin synthesis, fas-mediated apoptosis, and transmembrane ion flux in glucose-stimulated B-cells. Several transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been described, but the full-length nature of only three of them have been determined to date.
Alternative names and synonyms associated with PLA2G6
phospholipase A2, group VI (cytosolic, calcium-independent) (pla2g6) ELISA Kit
phospholipase A2 group VI (PLA2G6) ELISA Kit
phospholipase A2 group VI S homeolog (pla2g6.S) ELISA Kit