HMM Summary Page: TIGR03801

Functionaspartate 4-decarboxylase
Gene SymbolaspD
Trusted Cutoff435.10
Domain Trusted Cutoff435.10
Noise Cutoff213.00
Domain Noise Cutoff213.00
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number4.1.1.12
HMM Length521
Mainrole CategoryEnergy metabolism
Subrole CategoryAmino acids and amines
Gene Ontology TermGO:0006531: aspartate metabolic process biological_process
GO:0047688: aspartate 4-decarboxylase activity molecular_function
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateAug 12 2009 10:10AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis enzyme, aspartate 4-decarboxylase (EC, removes the side-chain carboxylate from L-aspartate, converting it to L-alanine plus carbon dioxide. It is a PLP-dependent enzyme, homologous to aspartate aminotransferase (EC
ReferencesRN [1] RM PMID:19265705 RT The crystal structure of the Pseudomonas dacunhae aspartate-beta-decarboxylase dodecamer reveals an unknown oligomeric assembly for a pyridoxal-5'-phosphate-dependent enzyme. RA Lima S, Sundararaju B, Huang C, Khristoforov R, Momany C, Phillips RS RL J Mol Biol. 2009 Apr 24;388(1):98-108. RN [2] RM PMID:12003930 RT Plasmid-encoded asp operon confers a proton motive metabolic cycle catalyzed by an aspartate-alanine exchange reaction. RA Abe K, Ohnishi F, Yagi K, Nakajima T, Higuchi T, Sano M, Machida M, Sarker RI, Maloney PC RL J Bacteriol. 2002 Jun;184(11):2906-13. DR EXPERIMENTAL; GB|AAK58507.1; Alcaligenes faecalis DR EXPERIMENTAL; GB|BAC65229.1; Pseudomonas dacunhae DR EXPERIMENTAL; GB|BAB92080.1; Tetragenococcus halophilus
Genome PropertyGenProp0867: decarboxylation/antiport proton-motive cycle: aspartate-alanine (HMM)