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ACO2 aconitase 2

Gene ID: 50, updated on 7-Sep-2023
Gene type: protein coding
Also known as: ICRD; OCA8; OPA9; ACONM; HEL-S-284


The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the aconitase/IPM isomerase family. It is an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of citrate to isocitrate via cis-aconitate in the second step of the TCA cycle. This protein is encoded in the nucleus and functions in the mitochondrion. It was found to be one of the mitochondrial matrix proteins that are preferentially degraded by the serine protease 15(PRSS15), also known as Lon protease, after oxidative modification. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Associated conditions

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Infantile cerebellar-retinal degeneration
MedGen: C3281192OMIM: 614559GeneReviews: Not available
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Optic atrophy 9
MedGen: C4225384OMIM: 616289GeneReviews: Not available
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Genomic context

Chromosome: 22; NC_000022.11 (41469117..41528974)
Total number of exons:


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