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Gene: Bco1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1) Mus musculus
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Symbol: Bco1
Name: beta-carotene oxygenase 1
Description: Vitamin A metabolism is important for vital processes such as vision, embryonic development, cell differentiation, and membrane and skin protection. The protein encoded by this gene is a key enzyme in beta-carotene metabolism to vitamin A. It catalyzes the oxidative cleavage of beta,beta-carotene into two retinal molecules. Two alternatively spliced variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2009]
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: Bcdo; Bcdo1; Bcmo1; beta,beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase; beta,beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase; beta-carotene 15, 15'-dioxygenase 1; beta-carotene 15,15' dioxygenase; beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase; beta-carotene cleavage enzyme; beta-carotene dioxygenase 1; beta-CD; betaCMOOX; carotenoid-15,15'-oxygenase; CMO1; Cmoi
Orthologs:
Homo sapiens (human) : BCO1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)  HGNC  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Bco1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Bco1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : BCO1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : BCO1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Bco1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : BCO1 (beta-carotene oxygenase 1)
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Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Position:
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
GRCm388117,095,851 - 117,133,720 (+)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv378119,619,765 - 119,657,620 (+)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv368119,981,842 - 120,019,458 (+)NCBImm8
Celera8121,315,369 - 121,353,295 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map8 E1NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1332399
Created: 2005-02-01
Species: Mus musculus
Last Modified: 2019-09-12
Status: ACTIVE



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