UniProt functional annotation for Q07346

UniProt code: Q07346.

Organism: Petunia hybrida (Petunia).
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Solanales; Solanaceae; Petunioideae; Petunia.
Function: Catalyzes the production of GABA. The calmodulin-binding is calcium-dependent and it is proposed that this may, directly or indirectly, form a calcium regulated control of GABA biosynthesis.
Catalytic activity: L-glutamate = 4-aminobutanoate + CO(2).
Cofactor: Pyridoxal phosphate.
Subunit: Homodimer. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:12684008}.
Similarity: Belongs to the group II decarboxylase family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.