Aliases for AFMID Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AFMID Gene
GeneCards Summary for AFMID Gene
AFMID (Arylformamidase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with AFMID include glaucomatocyclitic crisis. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and CDK-mediated phosphorylation and removal of Cdc6. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and arylformamidase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AFMID Gene
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of N-formyl-L-kynurenine to L-kynurenine, the second step in the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation. Kynurenine may be further oxidized to nicotinic acid, NAD(H) and NADP(H). Required for elimination of toxic metabolites.