platelet activating factor metabolic process Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The chemical reactions and pathways involving platelet activating factor, 1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerol 3-phosphocholine, where alkyl = hexadecyl or octadecyl. Platelet activating factor is an inflammatory mediator released from a variety of cells in response to various stimuli. (Gene Ontology, GO_0046469)
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5 genes participating in the platelet activating factor metabolic process biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
CHPT1 choline phosphotransferase 1
LPCAT2 lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase 2
PAFAH1B1 platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 1b, regulatory subunit 1 (45kDa)
PLA2G4A phospholipase A2, group IVA (cytosolic, calcium-dependent)
PLA2G5 phospholipase A2, group V