"Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative decarboxylation of coproporphyrinogen III to protoporphyrinogen IX by the conversion of two propionate groups to two vinyl groups. It is the sixth enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME, and is encoded by CPO gene. Mutations of CPO gene result in HEREDITARY COPROPORPHYRIA.
- Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase
- Oxidase, Coproporphyrinogen
- Coproporphyrinogen III Oxidases
- III Oxidases, Coproporphyrinogen
- Oxidases, Coproporphyrinogen III
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