Aliases for SQLE Gene
External Ids for SQLE Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SQLE Gene
Squalene epoxidase catalyzes the first oxygenation step in sterol biosynthesis and is thought to be one of the rate-limiting enzymes in this pathway. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for SQLE Gene
SQLE (Squalene Epoxidase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SQLE include Tinea Cruris and Tinea Pedis. Among its related pathways are Regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis by SREBP (SREBF) and cholesterol biosynthesis I. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and squalene monooxygenase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SQLE Gene
Catalyzes the first oxygenation step in sterol biosynthesis and is suggested to be one of the rate-limiting enzymes in this pathway.