Tel: 1-631-626-9181 (USA)    44-207-097-1828 (Europe)


Official Full Name
acyl-CoA oxidase 3, pristanoyl
Acyl-Coenzyme A oxidase 3 also know as pristanoyl -CoA oxidase (ACOX3)is involved in the desaturation of 2-methyl branched fatty acids in peroxisomes.Unlike the rat homolog, the human gene is expressed in very low amounts in liver such that its mRNA was undetectable by routine Northern-blot analysis or its product by immunoblotting or by enzyme activity measurements.However the human cDNA encoding a 700 amino acid protein with a peroxisomal targeting C-terminal tripeptide S-K-L was isolated and is thought to be expressed under special conditions such as specific developmental stages or in a tissue specific manner in tissues that have not yet been examined.
ACOX3; acyl-CoA oxidase 3, pristanoyl; acyl Coenzyme A oxidase 3, pristanoyl; peroxisomal acyl-coenzyme A oxidase 3; Acyl-CoA oxidase, pristanoyl, peroxisomal; Acyl-Coenzyme A oxidase 3, pristanoyl; Branched-chain acyl-CoA oxidase; BRCACox; BRCOX; EST-s59; PCOX; Pristanoyl-CoA oxidase; zgc:64087

Interested in learning more?

Contact us today for a free consultation with the scientific team and discover how Creative Biogene can be a valuable resource and partner for your organization.

Request a quote today!