PEX2(redirected from RING finger protein 72)
PEX2A gene on chromosome 8q21.1 that encodes a peroxin, an integral membrane protein involved in peroxisome biosynthesis and integrity, which assembles membrane vesicles before translocation of matrix proteins.
Defects of PEX2 cause peroxisome biogenesis disorder complementation group 5, Zelleger syndrome and a form of Refsum disease.
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