Aliases for COQ9 Gene
External Ids for COQ9 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for COQ9 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for COQ9 Gene
This locus represents a mitochondrial ubiquinone biosynthesis gene. The encoded protein is likely necessary for biosynthesis of coenzyme Q10, as mutations at this locus have been associated with autosomal-recessive neonatal-onset primary coenzyme Q10 deficiency.[provided by RefSeq, Sep 2010]
GeneCards Summary for COQ9 Gene
COQ9 (Coenzyme Q9) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with COQ9 include Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency, Primary, 5 and Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency, Primary, 4. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Ubiquinol biosynthesis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and lipid binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for COQ9 Gene
Lipid-binding protein involved in the biosynthesis of coenzyme Q, also named ubiquinone, an essential lipid-soluble electron transporter for aerobic cellular respiration. Binds a phospholipid of at least 10 carbons in each acyl group. May be required to present its bound-lipid to COQ7.