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Bco2
Gene Detail
Symbol

Name
ID
Bco2
beta-carotene oxygenase 2
MGI:2177469
Synonyms
Bcdo2, Bcmo2, B-diox-II, beta-diox-II, CMO2
Feature Type
protein coding gene
Genetic Map
Chromosome 9
27.74 cM, cytoband B
Detailed Genetic Map ± 1 cM


Mapping data(1)
Sequence Map
Chr9:50533087-50555181 bp, - strand
From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

  22095 bp   ±  kb flank

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Vertebrate
homology
HomoloGene:12912  Vertebrate Homology Class
1 human; 1 mouse; 1 rat; 1 chimpanzee; 1 rhesus macaque; 1 cattle; 1 dog; 1 chicken; 2 western clawed frog; 3 zebrafish

HCOP human homology predictions: BCO2
Protein SuperFamily: carotenoid oxygenase
Gene Tree: Bco2

Human
homologs
BCO2, beta-carotene oxygenase 2
Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC

IDs:
NCBI Gene ID: 83875
neXtProt AC: NX_Q9BYV7

Human Synonyms: BCDO2, B-DIOX-II

Human Chr (Location): 11q23.1; chr11:112175485-112218929 (+)  GRCh38.p2

Mutations,
alleles, and
phenotypes
All mutations/alleles(4) : Gene trapped(1) Targeted(3)
Incidental mutations (data from Mutagenetix , APF )
 
Mice homozygous for a knock-out allele exhibit increased spleen weight, decreased testis and seminal vesicle weight, and increased tissue lycopene and beta-carotene levels when fed diets containing tomato powder or lycopene.
 
Interactions
Bco2 interacts with 68 markers (Mir30c-1, Mir30c-2, Mir34a, ...)
Gene Ontology
(GO)
classifications
All GO classifications: (18 annotations)
Process carotene catabolic process, carotene metabolic process, ...
Component intracellular, mitochondrion
Function dioxygenase activity, metal ion binding, ...
External Resources: FuncBase
Expression
Literature Summary: (1 records)
Data Summary: Results (16)    Tissues (12)    Tissue x Stage Matrix (view)
Assay TypeResults
RT-PCR 16
cDNA source data(6)
Other mouse links: Allen Institute   GEO   Expression Atlas
Other vertebrate links: Xenbase bco2    NEW 
Molecular
reagents
All nucleic(7) cDNA(6) Primer pair(1)
Microarray probesets(3)
Other database
links
VEGA Gene Model OTTMUSG00000030004 (Evidence)
Ensembl Gene Model ENSMUSG00000032066 (Evidence)
Entrez Gene 170752 (Evidence)
UniGene 390149
DFCI TC1641178
DoTS DT.483405
NIA Mouse Gene Index U030840
EC 1.13.11.71
Consensus CDS Project CCDS40620.1
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium Status Bco2
Sequences
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic OTTMUSG00000030004 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 22095 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript OTTMUST00000074410 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 2118 Not Applicable 
polypeptide OTTMUSP00000038726 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 532 Not Applicable 

For the selected sequences
All sequences(28) RefSeq(10) UniProt(2)
Polymorphisms
SNPs within 2kb(155 from dbSNP Build 137)
Protein-related
information
ResourceIDDescription
InterPro IPR004294 Carotenoid oxygenase
Protein Ontology PR:000004708 beta,beta-carotene 9',10'-oxygenase
References
(Earliest) J:74948 Kiefer C, et al., Identification and characterization of a mammalian enzyme catalyzing the asymmetric oxidative cleavage of provitamin A. J Biol Chem. 2001 Apr 27;276(17):14110-6
(Latest) J:217571 Palczewski G, et al., Evidence for compartmentalization of mammalian carotenoid metabolism. FASEB J. 2014 Oct;28(10):4457-69
All references(31)

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last database update
06/30/2015
MGI 5.22
The Jackson Laboratory