UniProt functional annotation for P04711

UniProt code: P04711.

Organism: Zea mays (Maize).
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Liliopsida; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Andropogoneae; Zea.
 
Function: Through the carboxylation of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) it forms oxaloacetate, a four-carbon dicarboxylic acid source for the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
 
Catalytic activity: Phosphate + oxaloacetate = H(2)O + phosphoenolpyruvate + HCO(3)(-).
Cofactor: Magnesium (By similarity).
Enzyme regulation: By light-reversible phosphorylation.
Pathway: Photosynthesis; C4 acid pathway.
Subunit: Homotetramer.
Subcellular location: Cytoplasm.
Similarity: Belongs to the PEPCase type 1 family.
Sequence caution: Sequence=CAA32722.1; Type=Erroneous initiation;

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.