Acyl-ACP thioesterase (IPR002864)

Short name: Acyl-ACP_thioesterase

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships



This entry represents various acyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) thioesterases (TE) which terminate fatty acyl group extension via hydrolysing an acyl group on a fatty acid [PMID: 7479856]. These proteins contain a duplication of two 4HBT-like domains.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006633 fatty acid biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0016790 thiolester hydrolase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.