The ELOVL6 gene is transcribed to yield mRNA and the mRNA is translated to yield protein.
As inferred from mouse, SREBF1A/1C/2 (SREBP1A/1C/2) bind the promoter of the ELOVL6 gene and enhances transcription (Moon et al. 2001, Matsuzaka et al. 2002, Kumadaki et al. 2008).