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5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase

Introduction: 5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase

Description of 5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase

5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase: An enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes condensation of the succinyl group from succinyl coenzyme A with glycine to form delta-aminolevulinate. It is a pyridoxyal phosphate protein and the reaction occurs in mitochondria as the first step of the heme biosynthetic pathway. The enzyme is a key regulatory enzyme in heme biosynthesis. In liver feedback is inhibited by heme. EC 2.3.1.37.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to 5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase:

  • Aminolevulinic Acid Synthetase
  • delta-Aminolevulinate Synthase

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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