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Genetic element (GENE)
published: 03 Jun 2013 last updated: 08 Aug 2014
Aminocyclopropanecarboxylate oxidase geneEN
Protein coding sequence
ACO2, encoding for the ACC oxidase enzyme, plays an important role in ethylene biosynthesis pathway. It oxidises 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate in the presence of ascorbate and oxygen to produce ethylene gas which has a role in the fruit ripening process.