CROT is a symbol for the gene, Carnitine O-octanoyltransferase, in humans. Other names include: Peroxisomal carnitine O-octanoyltransferase; COT. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 612 and a mass of 70.2 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. CROT is a member of the Carnitine/choline acetyltransferase family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.