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Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase

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Protein Overview: Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase

Catalyzes an early step in the biosynthesis of tetrapyrroles. Binds two molecules of 5-aminolevulinate per subunit, each at a distinct site, and catalyzes their condensation to form porphobilinogen.

Synonyms: ALAD, ALADH, Porphobilinogen synthase

Gene names: hemB, ALAD, HEM2

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Chlorobium tepidum (strain ATCC 49652 / DSM 12025 / TLS) Q8KCJ0 1005979
Staphylococcus aureus (strain COL) Q5HFA4 3238571
Mycobacterium leprae P46723 908581
Bacillus halodurans (strain ATCC BAA-125 / DSM 18197 / FERM 7344 / JCM 9153 / C-125) Q9K8G2 890913
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (strain ATCC 15692 / PAO1 / 1C / PRS 101 / LMG 12228) Q59643 879701
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Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017