PAF-3 is an alias for the gene, Peroxisomal biogenesis factor 12, in humans. Other names include: Peroxisome assembly protein 12; Peroxin-12; Peroxisome assembly factor 3; PBD3A. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 359 and a mass of 40.8 kDa. PAF-3 is a member of the Pex2/pex10/pex12 family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Fly, Mouse, Yeast, Rat, Arabidopsis, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.