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Sterol-C5-desaturase-like

Sterol-C5-desaturase
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1.14.21.6
RNA expression pattern

Lathosterol oxidase is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the SC5DL gene.[1][2]

This gene encodes an enzyme of cholesterol biosynthesis. The encoded protein catalyzes the conversion of lathosterol into 7-dehydrocholesterol. Mutations in this gene have been associated with lathosterolosis. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been described.[2]

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