Genomes and Genes

CYP19A1

Summary

Gene Symbol: CYP19A1
Description: cytochrome P450, family 19, subfamily A, polypeptide 1
Alias: CYPXIX, P-450AROM, aromatase, cytochrome P-450AROM, cytochrome P450 19A1, estrogen synthase, estrogen synthetase
Species: zebra finch

Top Publications

  1. Shen P, Campagnoni C, Kampf K, Schlinger B, Arnold A, Campagnoni A. Isolation and characterization of a zebra finch aromatase cDNA: in situ hybridization reveals high aromatase expression in brain. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 1994;24:227-37 pubmed
    ..The synthesis of estrogen from androgen is catalyzed by aromatase, a key enzyme implicated in song development in the zebra finch...
  2. Rohmann K, Schlinger B, Saldanha C. Subcellular compartmentalization of aromatase is sexually dimorphic in the adult zebra finch brain. Dev Neurobiol. 2007;67:1-9 pubmed publisher
    The vertebrate brain is a source of estrogen (E) via the expression of aromatase (E-synthase)...
  3. Wynne R, Maas S, Saldanha C. Molecular characterization of the injury-induced aromatase transcript in the adult zebra finch brain. J Neurochem. 2008;105:1613-24 pubmed publisher
    In the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), the aromatase gene is transcribed from one of two promoters resulting in two transcripts constitutively expressed in brain or ovary...