Aliases for PCYOX1 Gene
External Ids for PCYOX1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PCYOX1 Gene
Prenylcysteine is released during the degradation of prenylated proteins. PCYOX1 catalyzes the degradation of prenylcysteine to yield free cysteines and a hydrophobic isoprenoid product (Tschantz et al., 1999 [PubMed 10585463]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for PCYOX1 Gene
PCYOX1 (Prenylcysteine Oxidase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Terpenoid backbone biosynthesis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and oxidoreductase activity, acting on a sulfur group of donors, oxygen as acceptor. An important paralog of this gene is PCYOX1L.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for PCYOX1 Gene
Involved in the degradation of prenylated proteins. Cleaves the thioether bond of prenyl-L-cysteines, such as farnesylcysteine and geranylgeranylcysteine.