ASS1 - Argininosuccinate synthase - human protein (Function)
 
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ASS1 »  Argininosuccinate synthase   [ EC 6.3.4.5 ]
 
Protein also known as:  Citrulline--aspartate ligase.
Gene name:  ASS1
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Is indirectly involved in the control of blood pressure (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Poly(A) RNA bindingdefinition[GO:0044822]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIIntAct
GO biological process 
Arginine biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006526]  
  • IEAUniPathway
Urea cycledefinition[GO:0000050]  
  • IEAUniPathway
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 6.3.4.5: ATP + L-citrulline + L-aspartate AMP + diphosphate + N(omega)-(L-arginino)succinate.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
Pathways 
This protein is involved in the following pathways
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Alanine, aspartate and glutamate metabolism  hsa00250+445  
Arginine and proline metabolism  hsa00330+445  
Metabolic pathways  hsa01100+445  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism  REACT_111217  
 
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Keywords

Biological process 
Amino-acid biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0028]
Arginine biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0055]
Urea cycle  definition   [KW-0835]
Molecular function 
Ligase  definition   [KW-0436]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

Enzyme and pathway databases
SABIO-RK: P00966
Other
GeneWiki: Argininosuccinate_synthetase_1
GenomeRNAi: 445
PRO: PR:P00966