PEX7 - Peroxisomal targeting signal 2 receptor - human protein (Function)
 
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PEX7 »  Peroxisomal targeting signal 2 receptor  (PTS2 receptor)
 
Protein also known as:  Peroxin-7.
Gene name:  PEX7
Family name: WD repeat peroxin-7
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Binds to the N-terminal PTS2-type peroxisomal targeting signal and plays an essential role in peroxisomal protein import.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the peroxisomal protein importer (ppi) family  3.A.20.1.1  
GO molecular function 
Enzyme bindingdefinition[GO:0019899]  
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  • IPIUniProtKB
Peroxisome matrix targeting signal-2 bindingdefinition[GO:0005053]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Protein homodimerization activitydefinition[GO:0042803]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Endochondral ossificationdefinition[GO:0001958] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Ether lipid biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0008611]  
2
  • IMPUniProtKB
Fatty acid beta-oxidationdefinition[GO:0006635] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Neuron migrationdefinition[GO:0001764] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein import into peroxisome matrixdefinition[GO:0016558]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
  • IDAMGI
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Peroxisome  hsa04146+5191  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Protein transport  definition   [KW-0653]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 5191
PRO: PR:O00628