Aspartate ammonia-lyase (IPR004708)

Short name: ApsA

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


A number of enzymes, belonging to the lyase class, for which fumarate is a substrate have been shown [PMID: 3282546] to share a short conserved sequence around a methionine which is probably involved in the catalytic activity of this type of enzymes.

Aspartate ammonia-lyase catalyses the conversion of aspartate to fumarate.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006531 aspartate metabolic process

Molecular Function

GO:0008797 aspartate ammonia-lyase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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