Gene: Acox2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Acox2
Name: acyl-CoA oxidase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits 3alpha,7alpha,12alpha-trihydroxy-5beta-cholestanoyl-CoA 24-hydroxylase activity; fatty acid binding; flavin adenine dinucleotide binding; INVOLVED IN fatty acid beta-oxidation; fatty acid metabolic process; fatty acid beta-oxidation using acyl-CoA oxidase (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN bile acid biosynthetic pathway; cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis disease pathway; congenital bile acid synthesis defect pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH BILE ACID SYNTHESIS DEFECT, CONGENITAL, 6 (ortholog); Liver Cirrhosis, Experimental (ortholog); FOUND IN peroxisome; cytosol (ortholog); intracellular membrane-bounded organelle (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate; 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: 3-alpha,7-alpha,12-alpha-trihydroxy-5-beta-cholestanoyl-CoA 24-hydroxylase; 3-alpha,7-alpha,12-alpha-trihydroxy-5-beta-cholestanoyl-CoA oxidase; acyl-CoA oxidase 2, branched chain; acyl-Coenzyme A oxidase 2; acyl-Coenzyme A oxidase 2, branched chain; peroxisomal acyl-coenzyme A oxidase 2; THCA-CoA oxidase; THCCox; trihydroxycoprostanoyl-CoA oxidase
Homo sapiens (human) : ACOX2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2)  HGNC  AGR
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Acox2 (acyl-Coenzyme A oxidase 2, branched chain)  MGI  AGR
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Acox2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ACOX2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ACOX2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Acox2 (acyl-CoA oxidase 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01518,449,304 - 18,481,472 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01522,418,099 - 22,449,500 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41518,645,349 - 18,677,855 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11518,645,348 - 18,677,855 (+)NCBI
Celera1516,620,632 - 16,652,578 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map15p14NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 628684
Created: 2003-02-27
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2017-10-03
Status: ACTIVE