protoporphyrinogen ix metabolic process Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The chemical reactions and pathways involving protoporphyrinogen IX, the specific substrate for the enzyme ferrochelatase, which catalyzes the insertion of iron to form protoheme. It is probably also the substrate for chlorophyll formation. (Gene Ontology, GO_0046501)
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11 genes participating in the protoporphyrinogen ix metabolic process biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ALAD aminolevulinate dehydratase
ALAS1 5'-aminolevulinate synthase 1
ALAS2 5'-aminolevulinate synthase 2
CPOX coproporphyrinogen oxidase
EIF2AK1 eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2-alpha kinase 1
FECH ferrochelatase
HMBS hydroxymethylbilane synthase
IREB2 iron-responsive element binding protein 2
PPOX protoporphyrinogen oxidase
UROD uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
UROS uroporphyrinogen III synthase