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Substance Name: Peroxisome assembly factor-1
RN: 135847-86-8


  • A multi-pass transmembrane protein that contains a C-terminal RING finger domain. It localizes to the PEROXISOME membrane and is essential for peroxisome biogenesis. Mutations in the PEX2 gene are associated with ZELLWEGER SYNDROME and INFANTILE REFSUM DISEASE.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Peroxisome assembly factor-1

MeSH Heading

  • Peroxisomal Biogenesis Factor 2


  • PAF-1
  • Peroxin 2
  • Peroxisomal membrane protein 35
  • Peroxisome assembly factor-1
  • Pex2 gene product
  • Pex2 peroxisome assembly gene product
  • PMP35

Systematic Name

  • Protein PAF 1 (rat clone pcD65D reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 135847-86-8

System Generated Number

  • 0135847868