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CPOX coproporphyrinogen oxidase

Also known as: CPO; CPX; HCP

Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is the sixth enzyme of the heme biosynthetic pathway. The encoded enzyme is soluble and found in the intermembrane space of mitochondria. This enzyme catalyzes the stepwise oxidative decarboxylation of coproporphyrinogen III to protoporphyrinogen IX, a precursor of heme. Defects in this gene are a cause of hereditary coproporphyria (HCP).[provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]

Genomic context

Location:
3q12
Sequence:
Chromosome: 3; NC_000003.12 (98576414..98593668, complement)
Total number of exons:
9

Links

  • BioSystems
    BioSystems
  • ClinVar
    Related medical variations
  • CPOX database
  • dbVar
    Link from Gene to dbVar
  • MedGen
    Related information in MedGen
  • OMIM
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  • PubMed (OMIM)
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  • RefSeq RNAs
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeq RNAs
  • RefSeqGene
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeqGenes
  • SNP: GeneView
    SNPs linked from GeneView
  • SNP: VarView
    Related Clinical SNP

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