Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits fatty acid synthase activity. Involved in several processes, including epithelial cell development; ether lipid biosynthetic process; and myeloid leukocyte differentiation. Localizes to glycogen granule. Is expressed in several structures, including adipose tissue; alimentary system; nervous system; sensory organ; and skeleton. Orthologous to human FASN (fatty acid synthase).