CYP1A1 encodes for an enzyme (cytochrome P450 family 1 subfamily A member 1) and catalyzes reactions involved in drug metabolism and synthesis of cholesterol, steroids, and other lipids (R). 

It is associated with lung cancer risk because it can metabolize hydrocarbons from cigarette smoke to carcinogens (R).

It is also associated with breast cancer, leukemia, and colon cancer (R, R, R). 

Protein names

Recommended name:

Cytochrome P450 1A1

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

Cytochrome P450 form 6
Cytochrome P450-C
Cytochrome P450-P1

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