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mt-co2  -  cytochrome c oxidase II, mitochondrial

Danio rerio

Synonyms: COX2, Cytochrome c oxidase polypeptide II, Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 2, SO:0000704, coii, ...
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High impact information on COX2

  • Zebrafish cytosolic (c) PGES-1 and COX-1 were coordinately expressed; mPGES-1 and COX-2 were expressed particularly in the vasculature [1].
  • COX-2 and mPGES-1 exhibited restricted expression, dominantly in the vasculature of the aortic arch [1].


  1. Prostaglandin E synthases in zebrafish. Pini, B., Grosser, T., Lawson, J.A., Price, T.S., Pack, M.A., FitzGerald, G.A. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. (2005) [Pubmed]
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