Gene BCO2 : beta-carotene oxygenase 2 in Bos taurus

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

In other species: sheep , chicken , rabbit , medium ground-finch , common canary , common wall lizard

Symbol: BCO2

Synonyms: BCDO2

Description: beta-carotene oxygenase 2

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 514135

Other designations: carotenoid-cleaving dioxygenase, mitochondrial|beta-carotene dioxygenase 2

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 15:22513068..22580768 [Chromosome accession NC_037342.1]

Related phenes:

OMIA:001079-9913 : Yellow fat in Bos taurus


2010 Tian, R., Pitchford, W.S., Morris, C.A., Cullen, N.G., Bottema, C.D. :
Genetic variation in the beta, beta-carotene-9', 10'-dioxygenase gene and association with fat colour in bovine adipose tissue and milk. Anim Genet 41:253-9, 2010. Pubmed reference: 19968649. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01990.x.