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ACX2  -  acyl-coenzyme A oxidase 2

Arabidopsis thaliana

Synonyms: ACYL-COA OXIDASE 2, ATACX2, MQN23.4, MQN23_4, acyl-CoA oxidase 2
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Disease relevance of ACX2


High impact information on ACX2

  • We have isolated and characterized T-DNA insertion mutants in the medium to long-chain (ACX1) and long-chain (ACX2) acyl-CoA oxidases, and show that the corresponding endogenous activities are decreased in the mutants [2].


  1. Long-chain acyl-CoA oxidases of Arabidopsis. Hooks, M.A., Kellas, F., Graham, I.A. Plant J. (1999) [Pubmed]
  2. Sucrose rescues seedling establishment but not germination of Arabidopsis mutants disrupted in peroxisomal fatty acid catabolism. Pinfield-Wells, H., Rylott, E.L., Gilday, A.D., Graham, S., Job, K., Larson, T.R., Graham, I.A. Plant J. (2005) [Pubmed]
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