Sequence of this protein is as follows: NPNRPEWNGY IPGFPILINF KATKFLNLNL RYSFLKTASF FVRLGPMALA FKVRGLLDCK HSWKRLKDIR KIFPGKKSVV SEYVAEHWAE D
This gene encodes an enzyme involved in the converstion of arachidonic acid to 12R-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid. Mutations in this gene are associated with nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.
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Protein Aliases: 12R-lipoxygenase; 12R-LOX; Arachidonate 12-lipoxygenase, 12R-type; Epidermis-type lipoxygenase 12
Gene Aliases: 12R-LOX; ALOX12B; ARCI2
UniProt ID: (Human) O75342
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 242
Molecular Function: oxygenase