PLA2G12A is a symbol for the gene, Phospholipase A2 group XIIA, in humans. Other names include: Group XIIA secretory phospholipase A2; GXII sPLA2; sPLA2-XII; Phosphatidylcholine 2-acylhydrolase 12A; GXII; PLA2G12; ROSSY; phospholipase A2, group XIIA. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 189 and a mass of 21.1 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. PLA2G12A is a member of the Phospholipase A2 family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.