Oxaloacetate decarboxylase, alpha subunit (IPR005776)

Short name: OadA

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships



This family describes the bacterial oxaloacetate decarboxylase alpha subunit and its equivalents in archaea [PMID: 11248185]. The oxaloacetate decarboxylase Na+ pump is the paradigm of the family of Na+ transport decarboxylases that present in bacteria and archaea. It a multi subunit enzyme consisting of a peripheral alpha-subunit and integral membrane subunits beta and gamma. The energy released by the decarboxylation reaction of oxaloacetate is coupled to Na+ ion pumping across the membrane.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006814 sodium ion transport

Molecular Function

GO:0008948 oxaloacetate decarboxylase activity

Cellular Component

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Contributing signatures

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