glutamyl tRNA reductasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Involved in aminolevulinic acid biosynthesis; tRNA is cofactor for NADPH-dependent reduction of glutamate to glutamate-1-semialdehyde; amino acid sequence given in second source

Registry number: EC 1.2.1.-

Synonyms: glu-tRNA reductase, haema protein, haema gene product, k-12 haema gene product, haema1 gene product, haema2 gene product

(26 Jun 1999)