Official Full Name
cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily U, polypeptide 1
This gene encodes a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes. The cytochrome P450 proteins are monooxygenases which catalyze many reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids and other lipids. This enzyme is a hydroxylase that metabolizes arachidonic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, and other long chain fatty acids.
CYP2U1; cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily U, polypeptide 1; cytochrome P450 2U1; CP2U1_HUMAN; CYP2U 1; EC 18.104.22.168; P450TEC