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Gene Symbol COX2
Synonyms COII | MTCO2
Gene Description COX2, cytochrome c oxidase subunit 2, is one of 13 subunits that form Complex IV (CIV) in the mitochondrial respiratory chain (PMID: 28521807). Decreased expression of COX2 has been observed in prostate cancer (PMID: 18409190) and somatic variants have been identified in MUTYH-associated polyposis (PMID: 26138249).


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