acyl-CoA oxidase 2
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From NCBI Gene:
The product of this gene belongs to the acyl-CoA oxidase family. It encodes the branched-chain acyl-CoA oxidase which is involved in the degradation of long branched fatty acids and bile acid intermediates in peroxisomes. Deficiency of this enzyme results in the accumulation of branched fatty acids and bile acid intermediates, and may lead to Zellweger syndrome, severe mental retardation, and death in children. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2009]
Oxidizes the CoA esters of the bile acid intermediates di- and tri-hydroxycholestanoic acids.
From NCBI Gene:
- Bile acid synthesis defect, congenital, 6
Congenital bile acid synthesis defect 6 (CBAS6): An inborn error of bile acid synthesis characterized by abnormally increased liver enzymes, hypolipidemia and low cholesterol, vitamin D deficiency, elevated plasma and urinary levels of C27 intermediate bile acids 3alpha,7alpha-dihydroxy-5beta-cholestanoic acid (DHCA) and 3alpha,7alpha,12alpha-trihydroxy-5beta-cholestanoic acid (THCA). Serum levels of phytanic and pristanic acids are normal. Clinical features include liver fibrosis, mild ataxia, delayed development, and cognitive impairment. Liver histology shows many thin fibrous septa, swollen hepatocytes, glycogenated nuclei, and focal acinar transformation, consistent with hepatocellular injury and regeneration, without signs of obvious cholestasis, cholate stasis, or steatosis. CBAS6 transmission pattern is consistent with autosomal recessive inheritance. [MIM:617308]