ALOX12 is a symbol for the gene, Arachidonate 12-lipoxygenase, in humans. Other names include: Arachidonate 12-lipoxygenase, 12S-type; 12S-LOX; 12S-lipoxygenase; Lipoxin synthase 12-LO; Platelet-type lipoxygenase 12; platelet 12-LOX; LOG12. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 663 and a mass of 75.7 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. ALOX12 is a member of the Lipoxygenase family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish.