COQ9 - Ubiquinone biosynthesis protein COQ9, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
 
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COQ9 »  Ubiquinone biosynthesis protein COQ9, mitochondrial
 
Gene name:  COQ9
Family name: COQ9
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Lipid-binding protein involved in the biosynthesis of coenzyme Q, also named ubiquinone, an essential lipid-soluble electron transporter for aerobic cellular respiration. Binds a phospholipid of at least 10 carbons in each acyl group. May be required to present its bound-lipid to COQ7.  
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GO molecular function 
Lipid bindingdefinition[GO:0008289]  
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Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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Protein homodimerization activitydefinition[GO:0042803]  
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GO biological process 
Mitochondrial electron transport, NADH to ubiquinonedefinition[GO:0006120] silver  
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Ubiquinone biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006744]  
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Pathways 
This protein is involved in the following pathway
Cofactor biosynthesis; ubiquinone biosynthesis  
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Keywords

Biological process 
Ubiquinone biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0831]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: COQ9
GenomeRNAi: 57017
PRO: PR:O75208