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COX5B  -  cytochrome c oxidase subunit Vb

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: Cytochrome c oxidase polypeptide Vb, Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 5B, mitochondrial
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Disease relevance of COX5B


High impact information on COX5B


Anatomical context of COX5B

  • A 475-bp region (-456 to +20) of the human COX5B gene was shown to function as a promoter for the chloramphenicol acetyl transferase (CAT) gene in expression vectors when transfected into HeLa cells [3].

Other interactions of COX5B


  1. Cytochrome c oxidase subunit Vb interacts with human androgen receptor: a potential mechanism for neurotoxicity in spinobulbar muscular atrophy. Beauchemin, A.M., Gottlieb, B., Beitel, L.K., Elhaji, Y.A., Pinsky, L., Trifiro, M.A. Brain Res. Bull. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. Structure of the human cytochrome c oxidase subunit Vb gene and chromosomal mapping of the coding gene and of seven pseudogenes. Lomax, M.I., Hsieh, C.L., Darras, B.T., Francke, U. Genomics (1991) [Pubmed]
  3. Phylogenetic footprinting of the human cytochrome c oxidase subunit VB promoter. Bachman, N.J., Yang, T.L., Dasen, J.S., Ernst, R.E., Lomax, M.I. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. (1996) [Pubmed]
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