CYP2W1

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CYP2W1
Identifiers
AliasesCYP2W1, cytochrome P450 family 2 subfamily W member 1
External IDsMGI: 3616076 HomoloGene: 69239 GeneCards: CYP2W1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 7 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 7 (human)[1]
Chromosome 7 (human)
Genomic location for CYP2W1
Genomic location for CYP2W1
Band7p22.3Start983,199 bp[1]
End989,640 bp[1]
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_017781

NM_001160265

RefSeq (protein)

NP_060251

NP_001153737

Location (UCSC)Chr 7: 0.98 – 0.99 MbChr 5: 139.35 – 139.36 Mb
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CYP2W1 (cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily W, polypeptide 1) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CYP2W1 gene.[5]

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.[6] CYP2W1 is an interesting enzyme since it is mainly expressed in tumors and not in normal human tissue.

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