ROMO1
LOCUS ID140823
GENE_SYMBOLROMO1
GENE NAMEreactive oxygen species modulator 1
SYNONYMNSMTGM, MTGMP, C20orf52, bA353C18.2
CHROMOSOME20
HOMOLOGENE ID7096
microRNAsNANA
GENE SUMMARY
The protein encoded by this gene is a mitochondrial membrane protein that is responsible for increasing the level of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in cells. The protein also has antimicrobial activity against a variety of bacteria by inducing bacterial membrane breakage. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]

OBSERVATIONS

Complication Evidence PMID
Retinopathy1. The rs6060566 polymorphism of the Romo-1 gene was found to be an independent risk factor for DR in Caucasians with T2DM.25824963