ADCY3 - Adenylate cyclase type 3 - human protein (Function)
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ADCY3 »  Adenylate cyclase type 3   [ EC ]
Protein also known as:  Adenylate cyclase, olfactive type.
Gene name:  ADCY3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Mediates odorant detection (possibly) via modulation of intracellular cAMP concentration.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Adenylate cyclase activitydefinition[GO:0004016]  
  • IEAEC 2 GO
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Calmodulin bindingdefinition[GO:0005516]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Metal ion bindingdefinition[GO:0046872]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
cAMP biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006171]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Intracellular signal transductiondefinition[GO:0035556] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Sensory perception of smelldefinition[GO:0007608]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC ATP 3',5'-cyclic AMP + diphosphate.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
It requires the following cofactor
Binds 2 magnesium ions per subunit (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
It is regulated in the following manner
Activated by calcium/calmodulin.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
More information is available from:
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Bile secretion  hsa04976+109  
Calcium signaling pathway  hsa04020+109  
Chemokine signaling pathway  hsa04062+109  
Cholinergic synapse  hsa04725+109  
GABAergic synapse  hsa04727+109  
Gap junction  hsa04540+109  
Gastric acid secretion  hsa04971+109  
Glutamatergic synapse  hsa04724+109  
GnRH signaling pathway  hsa04912+109  
HTLV-I infection  hsa05166+109  
Melanogenesis  hsa04916+109  
Olfactory transduction  hsa04740+109  
Oocyte meiosis  hsa04114+109  
Pancreatic secretion  hsa04972+109  
Progesterone-mediated oocyte maturation  hsa04914+109  
Purine metabolism  hsa00230+109  
Salivary secretion  hsa04970+109  
Vascular smooth muscle contraction  hsa04270+109  
Vasopressin-regulated water reabsorption  hsa04962+109  
Vibrio cholerae infection  hsa05110+109  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Adenylate cyclase activating pathway  REACT_15312  
Adenylate cyclase inhibitory pathway  REACT_15333  
CREB phosphorylation through the activation of Adenylate Cyclase  REACT_20625  
G alpha (i) signalling events  REACT_19231  
G alpha (s) signalling events  REACT_19327  
G alpha (z) signalling events  REACT_19333  
Glucagon signaling in metabolic regulation  REACT_1665  
PKA activation  REACT_15530  
PKA activation in glucagon signalling  REACT_1946  
Regulation of water balance by renal Aquaporins  REACT_24023  


Biological process 
Olfaction  definition   [KW-0552]
Sensory transduction  definition   [KW-0716]
cAMP biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0115]
Molecular function 
Lyase  definition   [KW-0456]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

Further external links

GeneWiki: ADCY3
GenomeRNAi: 109
PRO: PR:O60266