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squalene monooxygenase

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 2433

Nomenclature: squalene monooxygenase

Family: Lanosterol biosynthesis pathway

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 574 8q24.13 SQLE squalene epoxidase 3
Mouse - 572 15 D1 Sqle squalene epoxidase
Rat - 573 7q33 Sqle squalene epoxidase
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SE | squalene epoxidase
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Enzyme Reaction Click here for help
EC Number: H+ + NADPH + O2 + squalene = H2O + NADP+ + (S)-2,3-epoxysqualene
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Cofactor Species Comments Reference
flavin adenine dinucleotide Human 2

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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
compound 1b [PMID: 9871762] Small molecule or natural product Hs Inhibition 7.2 pIC50 1
pIC50 7.2 (IC50 6x10-8 M) [1]
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Species:  Human
Technique:  PCR
References:  2


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1. Gotteland JP, Loubat C, Planty B, Junquéro D, Delhon A, Halazy S. (1998) Sulfonamide derivatives of benzylamine block cholesterol biosynthesis in HepG2 cells: a new type of potent squalene epoxidase inhibitors. Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 8 (11): 1337-42. [PMID:9871762]

2. Laden BP, Tang Y, Porter TD. (2000) Cloning, heterologous expression, and enzymological characterization of human squalene monooxygenase. Arch Biochem Biophys, 374 (2): 381-8. [PMID:10666321]

3. Nagai M, Sakakibara J, Wakui K, Fukushima Y, Igarashi S, Tsuji S, Arakawa M, Ono T. (1997) Localization of the squalene epoxidase gene (SQLE) to human chromosome region 8q24.1. Genomics, 44 (1): 141-3. [PMID:9286711]


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