Aliases for CYP27C1 Gene
External Ids for CYP27C1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CYP27C1 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes. The cytochrome P450 proteins are monooxygenases which catalyze many reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids and other lipids. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for CYP27C1 Gene
CYP27C1 (Cytochrome P450 Family 27 Subfamily C Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cytochrome P450 - arranged by substrate type. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include iron ion binding and oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen. An important paralog of this gene is CYP27B1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CYP27C1 Gene
Catalyzes the conversion of all-trans retinol (also called vitamin A1, the precursor of 11-cis retinal) to 3,4-didehydroretinol (also called vitamin A2, the precursor of 11-cis 3,4-didehydroretinal). Also acts on all-trans retinal and all-trans retinoic acid.