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Peroxisomal biogenesis factor 6
Symbols PEX6 ; PAF-2; PAF2; PBD4A; PDB4B; PXAAA1
External IDs OMIM601498 MGI2385054 HomoloGene47914 GeneCards: PEX6 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 5190 224824
Ensembl ENSG00000124587 ENSMUSG00000002763
UniProt Q13608 Q99LC9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_000287 NM_145488
RefSeq (protein) NP_000278 NP_663463
Location (UCSC) Chr 6:
42.93 – 42.95 Mb
Chr 17:
46.71 – 46.73 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Peroxisome assembly factor 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PEX6 gene.[1][2]


PEX6 has been shown to interact with PEX1[3][4] and PEX26.[5]


  1. ^ Yahraus T, Braverman N, Dodt G, Kalish JE, Morrell JC, Moser HW, Valle D, Gould SJ (Aug 1996). "The peroxisome biogenesis disorder group 4 gene, PXAAA1, encodes a cytoplasmic ATPase required for stability of the PTS1 receptor". EMBO J 15 (12): 2914–23. PMC 450231. PMID 8670792. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: PEX6 peroxisomal biogenesis factor 6". 
  3. ^ Tamura, S; Shimozawa N; Suzuki Y; Tsukamoto T; Osumi T; Fujiki Y (Apr 1998). "A cytoplasmic AAA family peroxin, Pex1p, interacts with Pex6p". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (UNITED STATES) 245 (3): 883–6. doi:10.1006/bbrc.1998.8522. ISSN 0006-291X. PMID 9588209. 
  4. ^ Geisbrecht, B V; Collins C S; Reuber B E; Gould S J (Jul 1998). "Disruption of a PEX1-PEX6 interaction is the most common cause of the neurologic disorders Zellweger syndrome, neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy, and infantile Refsum disease". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (UNITED STATES) 95 (15): 8630–5. doi:10.1073/pnas.95.15.8630. ISSN 0027-8424. PMC 21127. PMID 9671729. 
  5. ^ Matsumoto, Naomi; Tamura Shigehiko; Fujiki Yukio (May 2003). "The pathogenic peroxin Pex26p recruits the Pex1p-Pex6p AAA ATPase complexes to peroxisomes". Nat. Cell Biol. (England) 5 (5): 454–60. doi:10.1038/ncb982. ISSN 1465-7392. PMID 12717447. 

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